View Full Version : All LA Metro How Are L.A. Private Elementary Schools Different From Public Schools? By Jenny Heitz

08-09-2011, 10:39 AM
Although Beyond The Brochure is a blog about Los Angeles private elementary schools (and I kind of assume that, if you’re reading this blog, it’s because private school is of interest to you), occasionally I feel the need to discuss the differences between LAUSD schools and private schools.

First off, I’m not anti-public school. On the contrary: I attended LAUSD schools from K-7, and my daughter attended public school at Third St. Elementary from 1-3rd grades. That’s why I think I can write this comparison with confidence and relatively little bias; I’ve experienced both.

Obviously, there’s a huge difference in how your child’s education is funded at a private school vs. a public one. At private school, the funder is you, pretty pure and simple.

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