Southern California Committee for the Olympic Games (SCCOG)

Southern California Committee for the Olympic Games (SCCOG)

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1) The only program of its kind in the country 2) a public private partnership between the LAUSD and the Southern California Committee for the Olympic Games; this partnership works to restore diminishing needed services in the public sector at a time when the current state budget reduces education funding 3) Reaching approximately 25,000 students annually at no charge to the schools. … Read More 1) The only program of its kind in the country 2) a public private partnership between the LAUSD and the Southern California Committee for the Olympic Games; this partnership works to restore diminishing needed services in the public sector at a time when the current state budget reduces education funding 3) Reaching approximately 25,000 students annually at no charge to the schools. 4) A direct services mentoring program in-school model; we reach the students in class where we have some control over their participation. 5) In the first 3 years of the program for those schools participating in RSG!, LAUSD's latest data demonstrated a 41% increase in students passing the California state-mandated physical fitness tests aka Fitnessgram which represents minimum levels of fitness that offer protection against the diseases that result from sedentary living. Current program outcomes for the 2011-2012 school year show that more than 50% of students that RSG! reached passed at least 5 out of 6 Fitnessgram exercises. 6) Recognized by Los Angeles Mayor Villaraigosa, February, 2012 7) Honored at the LA City Council: September, '08 and June, '09 8) Recognized by the LAUSD Board of Education, October, 2008 9) Nominated for the Governor's Council on Physical Fitness & Sports Award for Organizations

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