Private Sector Steps in to Save Our Schools

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sos.jpgAfter a school-funding measure barely failed to get the two-thirds required vote last month, the Santa Monica-Malibu School Board cut $7.1 million, eliminated 65 teaching jobs and closed libraries in elementary schools. This weekend, parents and kids set up a lemonade stand on Main Street as part of SOS — the Save Our Schools Campaign.

Credits

Guests:
Linda Gross - Executive Director, Santa Monica-Malibu Education Foundation, Tim Shaw - President, Empower/Excel, Jack O'Connell - California Department of Education

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Frances Anderton, Julia Flucht, Katie Cooper