More money sought for after-school programs
Members of the LA Unified School Board and the Los Angeles City Council joined last week with after-school program supporters, families and students to call for an increase in state funds. About 75 people gathered Friday outside L.A. City Hall in support of a resolution authored by City Council member David Ryu, chair of the...
By LA School Report | March 22, 2016
Will crowd-sourcing save after-school programs at 7 L.A. schools?
With budgets getting tighter and funding from the state unpredictable, many educational organizations are turning to crowd-sourcing to keep after-school programs going. Two organizations taking this approach are CORE Educational Services and arc After School Programs, which are using a partnership to provide after-school programs at seven L.A. Green Dot Public Schools in Los Angeles. Green Dot runs...
By Craig Clough | October 28, 2014
Schwarzenegger benefits LA after school programs with tank ride (VIDEO)
Hollywood star and former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger just launched the coolest campaign ever to benefit after-school programs in LAUSD and in other cities. The campaign comes in the form of a contest. For as little as $10 a ticket, you can win a ride with Schwarzenegger in his M47 Patton Tank. How awesome is that? The...
By Aaron Stella | March 14, 2014
Garcetti Expands After-School Program
Mayor Eric Garcetti used the first day of classes at LA Unified School District to announce the expansion of LA’s Best After School Program to five additional sites. “Of course this is good news for the five new schools who are adding an award-winning after school program,” Garcetti said in a press release. “But we also...
By Hillel Aron | August 13, 2013