Board Member Tamar Galatzan is rolling out a third phase of bond funding for 41 of her schools in Board District 3, totaling an investment of $4.1 million. These funds will pay for the nine Technology Grant Contest winners, plus an additional 28 school sites that demonstrated innovative technology ideas or great need at their schools. There are also funds for new shade shelters, air conditioning, a science lab and playground equipment.
Galatzan and her staff have visited every single school site in her district, covering over 120 school sites.
Galatzan said “I want to share resources to impact students directly in the classroom. LAUSD has a lot of catching up to do in technology, and this is a step in the right direction.”
“My goal has been to ensure that every school in Board District 3 gets a fair share, and I am very proud that these funds will directly provide much-needed technology into our student’s hands.”
The item must be approved by the citizen Bond Oversight Committee at the August 15 meeting. The Board of Education unanimously approved the item at today’s meeting, the first for the 2012-13 school year.
Board District 3 Schools to Receive Bond Funds:
Elementary: Bassett Street, Capistrano, Carpenter, Chandler, Chatsworth Park, Darby, El Oro Way, Enadia, Germain, Hart Street, Justice, Kester, Kittridge, Lorne*, Napa, Parthenia, Reseda, Rio Vista, Riverside, Sherman Oaks Center for Enriched Studies, Shirley, Sunny Brae, Superior, Toluca Lake*, Van Gogh, Vintage, Welby Way, and Woodlake.
Middle Schools: Frost, Lawrence, Mulholland, and Reed.
High School: Daniel Pearl Magnet, Kennedy, Monroe*, North Hollywood, Owensmouth Continuation, Reseda*, Valley Academy of Arts and Sciences, and Valley Alternative Magnet.
*Due to redistricting, as of July 2012, these schools are no longer in Board District 3.