A Virtual Q&A - PTAs And School Booster Club Spending

By KPCC In Person (other events)

Wednesday, January 26 2022 7:00 PM 8:15 PM PDT

In affluent or gentrifying areas of the Los Angeles Unified School District, parent fundraising organizations — like parent-teacher associations and school booster clubs — often cover big-ticket costs, including salaries for administrators, gym teachers and science instructors. What does this spending reveal about state and district attempts to fund schools equitably? 

Join KPCC/LAist K-12 education reporter Kyle Stokes as he speaks with experts on school funding about how the system works and what could be done to improve it. They'll also answer your questions in real time during this virtual event.