Fund set up to raise money for LA Unified merges with group starting two charter schools
By Howard Blume and Zahira Torres Two organizations set up to work within the traditional public school system are moving away from their original mission — and from the Los Angeles Unified School District — in the name of better helping students. The governing boards of the Los Angeles Fund for Public Education and the group LA’s Promise have voted to...
By LA School Report | June 23, 2016
“Les Mis” Cast Turns Out for LA Education Fund
Last night, the increasingly star-studded effort to improve education in Los Angeles got a boost from several members of the cast of “Les Miserables” and other Hollywood stars, who turned out for a party hosted by Vanity Fair to raise money for the LA Fund for Public Education. Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried, Eddie Redmayne, Sacha...
By LA School Report | February 21, 2013
LA Fund Launches 2nd Arts Initiative
The Los Angeles Fund for Public Education, a philanthropy dedicated among other things to bringing arts integration programs to LA area schools, launched the second part of a $4 million public art and arts education fundraising campaign called “Arts Matter” on Tuesday. Twelve city buses, 175 billboards, and 271 additional spaces across Los Angeles will...
By Samantha Oltman | January 9, 2013