Private Giving to Public Schools and Districts in Los Angeles County: A Pilot Study

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Tables
2.1 Dollar and Percentage Distribution of Funding for Public Schools (1997 dollars)8
2.2 Households Contributing to Education and Other Charitable Organizations and Their Average Donation, 199511
2.3 Elementary and Secondary School Children Whose Parents Are Involved in School Activities12
2.4 Organizations Channeling Private Resources in California14
3.1 Comparison of Selected School Districts Relative to Los Angeles County as a Whole (Mean Characteristics)27
3.2 Quartile Ranking of Selected Districts for Key Characteristics28
3.3 Sample Schools Description30
4.1 Matrix of Private Giving to Public Schools36
4.2 Private Givers in School and District Sample37
4.3 School-Based and District-Based Entities Channeling Private Resources to Schools and Districts39
4.4 Mechanisms to Attract Private Resources in School and District Sample42
4.5 Types of In-Kind Private Giving in School and District Sample: Volunteer Time45
4.6 Types of In-Kind Private Giving in School and District Sample: Material Donations45
4.7 Types of Monetary Private Giving in School and District Sample45
4.8 Use of Private Monetary Giving in School and District Sample49
4.9 Patterns of Private Support in Schools According to Socioeconomic Status52
4.10 Patterns of Private Support in Districts According to Socioeconomic Status60
E.I Source Citations for Private-Giving Matrix94

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  • Title Page *
  • Preface iii
  • Contents v
  • Tables vii
  • Summary ix
  • Acknowledgments xix
  • Acronyms xxi
  • 1 - Introduction 1
  • 2 - What We Currently Know about Private Support of Public Education 7
  • 3 - Research Methodology 25
  • 4 - The Who, How, and What of Private Giving 35
  • 5 - Lessons Learned from This Study 67
  • A - School Principal Interview Protocol 77
  • B - District Interview Protocol 81
  • C - Local Education Foundation Interview 85
  • D - Study Results on Local Education Foundations 87
  • E - Source Citations for the Private-Giving Matrix 93
  • Bibliography 99
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