Sep, 2011

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Dr. John Deasy Talks Launching The Private LA Fund
Fri, September 23, 2011

Last week, news broke that a privately-run Los Angeles Fund For Public Education was launching when solicitation emails hit the inboxes of most major Hollywood players. The LA Fund is the brainchild of LAUSD superintendent John Deasy, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and longtime advocate for the welfare and education of children, Megan Chernin. Click here to read more.

Effort launched to raise $200 million for L.A. public schools
Thu, September 15, 2011

Los Angeles schools Supt. John Deasy and Hollywood philanthropist Megan Chernin have launched an effort to raise $200 million over five years to benefit local public schools. The collaboration, in the works for several months, was announced in a letter signed by Deasy, Chernin and Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa. Click here to read more.

The Los Angeles Fund For Public Education Launched
Fri, September 16, 2011

Wealthy donors who once viewed the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) as a bureaucratic "black hole" now have a new way to give to the city's public school system. Click here to read more.

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