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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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Lesson 2: Resources and Funding

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

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A Campus-Community Approach to Enriching the After-School Hours

Providence's after-school AfterZone is a citywide system of engaging programs that at-risk middle-school students have taken ownership of.

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Overview: PASA Lessons at a Glance

A successful city program offers this guide to creating a full-time-learning system in your area.

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Lesson 8: Social Branding

Building a brand that youth identify with can make or break after-school programs.

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Wish List: Donated School Supplies Are Just a Click Away

The dos and don'ts of requesting supplies at DonorsChoose.org.

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Tech Target: Getting Girls Interested in Science and Technology

TechBridge provides the "how-to" for educators.

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After School with Barbara Boxer: Champion of Extracurricular Learning

The senator discusses efforts to promote after-school learning at the federal level.

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Stimulus Money for Schools Expected Soon

The first round of state funding will start in a few weeks.

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Lesson 2: Resources and Funding

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

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Seven Building Blocks for Successful High Schools

Green Dot founder Steve Barr shares his organization's fundamental requirements for creating a viable school.

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Overview: PASA Lessons at a Glance

A successful city program offers this guide to creating a full-time-learning system in your area.

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Up Front: Putting Public Education Back on Track -- Together

The time to retool our schools for the 21st century is now.

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Obama Spends on Education Innovation

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

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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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