Parents being asked to help public schools make ends meet

04/21/2008 | Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

More California districts are fund-raising and seeking donations from parents as statewide education budget cuts threaten to cut teachers' jobs and grow class sizes. "Public education is free, but an excellent public education is not free at this point," said Janet Berry, president of the Davis Schools Foundation, which is urging area residents to donate $365 per child. "We never really imagined the magnitude of the problem, the budget cuts, would be this great."

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