According to the LCFEF, the funds that were raised included contributions from nearly 1,500 school families.
“As public school funding in California continues to come in at historically low levels, the members of this community have proven once again that we can and will do what we must to protect the education of our children,” LCFEF President Craig Mazin said.
All families who attend upcoming "Back to School" nights will be asked to donate to the fund, according to a press release sent out by the LCFEF.
Back to School Nights for LCUSD schools are at the following times:
- August 29, LCHS 7/8 – 6:00 p.m.
- September 10, All Elementary schools grades PM Kinder, 2, 4 & 6) – 6:00 p.m.
- September 11, LCHS 9-12 – 6:30 p.m.
- September 12, All Elementary schools grades AM Kinder, 1, 3, 5 – 6:30 p.m.
- to keep classes smaller (between 17 and 22 in all K-3 grade levels);
- to provide full time guidance and college counseling at all schools,
- to offer elementary and 7/8 Spanish;
- to provide an LCHS IRC librarian;
- to maintain sufficient sections of academic classes at the high school;
- to maintain a variety of elective offerings at the 7/8;
- to provide a comprehensive weekly art, music and drama program for all elementary school students.
- to support new programs, including the introduction of two sections of Mandarin
- to revitalize the district’s technological infrastructure in advance of a “one laptop/tablet per child” plan.