Thursday, December 10, 2009

Guidelines Regarding Student Fees, Donations and Fundraising

Recently the issue of fees, charges, deposits, donations and fundraising related to student courses and activities has been at the forefront of public attention locally and nationally.

In response to this issue, the district Legal Services has developed guidelines for staff and parents. Taken as a whole, the intent of these guidelines is to emphasize that the question is not whether schools and their communities can raise money to support programs -- they can -- but how funds can be raised through lawful means.

For more information, please contact Kristi Dean, interim chief elementary school improvement officer, at (619) 725-7170, or Sid Salazar, chief secondary school improvement officer, at (619) 725-7772. Read the guidelines.

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