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Successful Creative Funding for Schools

Successful Creative Funding for Schools

In this video, Hertz Furniture video blogger, Kate Cohen, discusses how to successfully use creative funding in your school. No school ever complains of having a budget that is too large for its needs. Kate has some great ideas on how teachers can raise some much needed funds that aren’t available due to budget cuts. Watch the video to learn more! And please share your creative funding ideas with us!

 
The Air Force Bake Sale

The Air Force Bake Sale

Bumper sticker noticed on the back of a van:

It will be a great day when schools have all the money they need and the Air Force has to run a bake sale to buy a bomber.

Now, don’t get me wrong. I have nothing against the Air Force, and bombers, when used against the right people, can right some of the world’s wrongs. But the point of the bumper sticker is still cogent. Why do schools have to struggle to fund their programs while millions are doled out to other causes?

 
Race to the Top – An Education Reform Initiative

Race to the Top – An Education Reform Initiative

Race to the Top – An Education Reform Initiative Race to the Top, an education reform initiative founded in 2009 by President Barak Obama to prompt school improvement, is an option available to school administrators to not only improve the educational standards in their schools, but to help the school budget by financing them as […]

 
Dollars and Sense – School Funding Issues

Dollars and Sense – School Funding Issues

Though the economy may be on the road to recovery, public school funding is not. Across the nation, schools are being asked to make do with less money in an effort to control school district debt caused by funding cuts at both the state and national levels. School funding and its issues have been heard at the polls as voters must decide whether or not to approve tax increases or changes in distribution of tax revenues in order to help stem the tide of massive budget cuts. In Ohio this past spring nearly 44% of the tax issues on the ballots were for schools. School funding issues are a major concern for administrators and educators.