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Ohio Officially Adopts Crowdfunding For Schools

It’s now official state policy in Ohio to crowdfund for school supplies. The State Auditor has issued rules for school districts that crowdfund their shortchanged budgets from the legislature that include: all crowdfunding efforts be approved by the school’s administrator; … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Regulated At Local Level

Charity crowdfunding is now being regulated by none other than the Naugaunee Public Schools Board of Education. Where is Naugaunee? It’s is a city in Marquette County, Michigan, with a population of ~4,568. The NPSBE dictate says that any teacher … Continue reading

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Tax Cuts Force Teachers to Crowdfund

Arizonans can thank their Republican legislature for subjecting their schools to a larger percent-change cut in education funding from 2008 to 2014 than any other state. So, teachers there are turning to crowdfunding to replace supplies, books and other educational … Continue reading

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Underpaid Underfunded Teachers Crowdfund for School Supplies

Most readers don’t realize that, in addition to large class sizes, funding issues result in the lack of school supplies, so many teachers go out of pocket each year buying things like paper, copies and even chalk. While the PTA … Continue reading

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