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WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation

Fundraising and Supplies

Find tips and ideas to get needed resources for your school or classroom.

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6 Strategies for Funding a Makerspace

Paloma Garcia-Lopez, Executive Director of the Maker Education Initiative, provides six strategies for funding a makerspace.

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Stimulus Money for Schools Expected Soon

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The U.S. Department of Education will give priority to programs with a successful track record.

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Lesson 7: Programs and Operation

Take a behind-the-scenes look at the ins and outs of running an AfterZone.

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Lesson 6: Grant Distribution

Learn how PASA and its partners allocate grants to different program providers for running a community campus system.

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Lesson 5: Organization and Staffing

See the organizational structure for running an after-school AfterZone program.

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Lesson 3: Developing Standards

Find quality-control measurements for building successful after-school programs.

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Lesson 2: Resources and Funding

Learn how to obtain resources and funding for after-school programs.

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Tech Target: Getting Girls Interested in Science and Technology

TechBridge provides the "how-to" for educators.

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National Lab Day: Connecting Teachers, Students, Scientists and Engineers

STEM blogger Eric Brunsell interviews National Lab Day founder Samantha Israel.

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Administrators at Houston's YES Prep North Central organize around a clear educational strategy -- invest in teachers, and help them to have strong relationships with their students.

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Funding a Career Tech/College Prep Start-Up

Locating the pots of money designated for career tech academies and pathways.

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Guest Blog: What Should We Cut?

This week's #edchat guest blogger Luke Miles tackles the question of what to cut in the face of budget cuts.

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As an Effective Diagnostic Tool, Does AYP Measure Up?

Dr. Katie Klinger questions if Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) is an effective -- and fair -- diagnostic tool.

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Stimulus Money for Schools Expected Soon

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Raise Money for Your School Using Crowdfunding (available in Spanish)

In this guide, you'll learn ten steps to a successful campaign as well as pitfalls to avoid, and you can compare features and fees of 12 popular crowdfunding platforms for educators.

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