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Private Giving to Public Schools and Districts in Los Angeles County: A Pilot Study 2001 Ron Zimmer

Private Giving to Public Schools and Districts in Los Angeles County: A Pilot Study 2001

Ron Zimmer

Published October 15th 2001
ISBN : 9780833030665
Paperback
105 pages
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Recent reforms in school funding and education governance have made securingprivate support an important activity for many public schools and schooldistricts. Through their pilot study of Los Angeles County districts andschools, the authors identifyMoreRecent reforms in school funding and education governance have made securingprivate support an important activity for many public schools and schooldistricts. Through their pilot study of Los Angeles County districts andschools, the authors identify the private givers to public education,examine public-private partnerships that have developed and the mechanismsused to secure private resources, and identify the various types of privategiving and how those contributions are used. In addition, the authorsdocument the sorts of monetary and in-kind resources that schools anddistricts are most likely to secure given the economic resources availablewithin their local communities. The authors also offer general strategiesthat schools and districts can use to secure private support andmore-focused strategies to meet the specific challenges in raising privatesupport for public education.