For Immediate Release: February 13, 2020
CUPERTINO, CA – At its regular meeting on February 12, the Cupertino Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors voted unanimously to support measures G, H, and O on Cupertino ballots for the March 3, 2020 election.
“Cupertino residents have long understood the preeminent importance of education,” said Anjali Kausar, CEO of the Cupertino Chamber of Commerce. “Our board members represent a broad cross-section of the community and feel strongly that high-quality public education is an investment and commitment to a high quality of life.”
Cupertino voters are encouraged to vote YES on Measure G, YES on Measure H, YES on Measure O.
Measure G: FOOTHILL-DE ANZA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT AFFORDABLE CAREER, COLLEGE TRANSFER, CLASSROOM REPAIR MEASURE. To upgrade facilities preparing students/veterans for university transfer/careers like healthcare, nursing, technology, engineering/sciences; upgrade/repair aging classrooms, labs for science, technology, engineering/math-related fields of instruction; acquire, construct, repair facilities, equipment.
Measure H: FOOTHILL-DE ANZA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT EDUCATIONAL AND TEACHER EXCELLENCE MEASURE. To provide funding for local colleges that cannot be taken by the State; keep college education affordable; attract and retain quality teachers; support homeless, hungry students; maintain science, technology, health-science programs; and prepare students for university transfer, career, and job training.
Measure O: Quality Local Schools and Academic Excellence Measure. To maintain strong academic programs in reading, writing, math, engineering/science for local elementary and middle school students, protect music and art programs and retain highly qualified teachers.
The Cupertino Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit business and community advocacy organization with members that employ more than 45,000 people. The Chamber works with government, education, nonprofits, and private industry to assist and strengthen local businesses, to be an advocate for a vibrant, sustainable and healthy economy and community. For more information visit www.cupertino-chamber.org.