BCE Granted $2.41 Million to Burlingame Schools in 2020 - Thanks to You!
The BCE grant to our school district each year
helps keep important programs and staffing in place, and offers the opportunity for deeper investment in key areas:
The pandemic has brought a multitude of challenges on all fronts; a little extra support is just what's needed.
Mental Health Support for teachers and families
Training and Support
Innovation Teaching and Learning
Math and science curriculum support
Music and choral program for TK-8th grades, and the BIS musical
Credentialed PE Specialists offer consistent physical activity and promote a healthy lifestyle
Middle School Musical
4th-5th grade classroom aides allow more one on one attention for students
Library specialists allow our kids to get the most from library resources
TK-3rd class sizes are capped
at a 24-student average per school
Health and Safety Supports to provide extra help during these challenging times
Literacy and Comprehension Materials
Excellence in Teaching
Public funding is not enough to provide the kind of public education our children deserve. BCE helps to fill that gap.
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FUNDS AT WORK:
Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA)
If you still think of the arts as a "nice to have" and not a "must have", think again. Arts integration is increasingly linked to across the board achievement and retention increases, and found to have tremendous importance in the kinds of skills needed for the future:
2020 BCE Grant:
CA funding for education ranks 38th in the nation, which is why BCE works hard every year to fill the gap in state funding and provide Burlingame School District with much needed incremental funds. This year's Grant Letter to see, dollar for dollar, how this year's grant will be spent in our schools is found below.