school funding http://kalw.org en San Francisco elementary school PTA debates how to use funds http://kalw.org/post/san-francisco-elementary-school-pta-debates-how-use-funds <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In 2011, the latest year that data is available, parents at San Francisco elementary schools collectively raised over five million dollars for their kids’ schools. More than half of that money was raised by only ten elementary schools in a district of 71.</span></p><p> Wed, 26 Mar 2014 01:38:00 +0000 Leila Day 41463 at http://kalw.org San Francisco elementary school PTA debates how to use funds San Francisco parents raise private funds to support public school http://kalw.org/post/san-francisco-parents-raise-private-funds-support-public-school <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Steve Sacks is the PTA President at Alvarado Elementary School in </span>Noe<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Valley. He takes a lot of pride in this small school and the education it provides to just over 500 students.</span></p><p> Tue, 25 Mar 2014 23:46:25 +0000 Angela Johnston 41461 at http://kalw.org San Francisco parents raise private funds to support public school Today on Your Call: How should California schools be funded? http://kalw.org/post/today-your-call-how-should-california-schools-be-funded <p></p><p> Tue, 07 May 2013 07:26:16 +0000 Malihe Razazan 26786 at http://kalw.org Today on Your Call: How should California schools be funded? What the election results mean for public education http://kalw.org/post/what-election-results-mean-public-education <p></p><p>This past election, San Franciscans voted on 18 state and local ballot initiatives. Arguably the biggest winner was public education.</p><p>On the state level, voters approved Proposition 30, which was a tax increase to fund K-12 programs and community colleges across the state. San Franciscans passed local Proposition A, establishing a more secure financial footing for City College.</p><p>KALW’s education reporter, Jen Chien, reports on how these measures will be rolled out and what their impact on public education will likely be.</p> Fri, 30 Nov 2012 01:24:06 +0000 Holly Kernan & Jen Chien 20006 at http://kalw.org What the election results mean for public education