The Los Alamos School Board recently recognized the efforts of the Los Alamos Public Schools Foundation by releasing several praiseworthy statements, that according to new superintendent Kurt Steinhaus.
According to a press release this week, the school board thanked the LAPS Foundation by saying it “accelerates improvements in public education through the judicious use of private resources,” that it “believes that…an excellent education is every child’s right,” and that accountability in public education is essential for success.
Additionally, the board praised LAPS Foundations’ acknowledgement that parental involvement is a big key to success.
The board noted that, this year alone, the foundation has provided more than $100,000 to promote book groups, the FIRST Robotics program, a foreign language lab, professional development grants and several other resources. The last two school years have seen the foundation give out more than $180,000.
According to its mission statement, “The Los Alamos Public Schools Foundation leverages time, talent and funds to promote innovative learning. The school children of Los Alamos are our future. A quality education prepares our children to meet the demands of an increasingly complex workplace and world.”