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Putting Power (Money) Directly Into Teachers’ Hands

Putting Power (Money) Directly Into Teachers’ Hands

| February 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

A site devoted to crowd-sourcing donations for classroom materials has grown into a much bigger force over the past 13 years.

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Beyond the PTA, How to Raise Funds for Your Classroom

Beyond the PTA, How to Raise Funds for Your Classroom

| March 15, 2012 | 3 Comments

Getty By Jennifer Roland Few schools and teachers have access to all the funds they need or want to outfit their classroom. According to a PBS survey last year, only one in five teachers say they have the updated technology they need. But with some creativity, educators can go beyond the typical PTA fundraiser and […]

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Finding Money for Technology: “Where Do I Start”?

Finding Money for Technology: “Where Do I Start”?

| August 18, 2011 | 1 Comment

In the past two days, I’ve received a few comments and emails from readers about different articles that all point to the same problem: frustration over lack of money to take advantage of all these transformational tech tools that we write about here. In response to The Most Anticipated Tech Tools of Back to School, […]

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Karen Cator: Schools Should Get Creative With Spending

Karen Cator: Schools Should Get Creative With Spending

| December 17, 2010 | 0 Comments

Continuing my conversation with the Department of Education’s Director of Education Technology Karen Cator, we talk about how schools can find inventive ways of allotting money for tech tools. What’s your position on creative reallocation of funds in order to pull schools and districts into the 21st century? We’re going to have to figure out […]

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