By Mitch Lehman
EDITOR OF THE TRIBUNE
The San Marino Unified School District was able to rehiremore than forty certificated teachers and twenty classified support staff forthe 2010 – 11 school year at Tuesday night’s board meeting, thanks to more than$4.5 million in donations courtesy of the recent ‘Refuse to Lose’ campaign,launched to offset a reduction in state funding.
The final tally includes $2,490,000 from the San MarinoSchools Foundation, $1 million from major donors, $100,000 from each of thefour school site PTAs and PTSAs, more than $184,000 in employee concessionsthat included management, administration and classified staff, a $100,000donation from the Chinese Club of San Marino and a total of about $70,000 inSMUSD employee payroll pledges and teacher donations.
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