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How to Reform Education with Crowdsourced Funding - Brookings Institution (blog)

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How to Reform Education with Crowdsourced Funding
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But, overall the money raised from crowdsourcing is a drop in the bucket when compared with the entire primary and secondary school system.
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Education spotlight: Teachers tap into online help for funding

Education spotlight: Teachers tap into online help for funding | Increasing Learning While Cutting the Cost of Education | Scoop.it
South Kitsap teacher uses crowdsourcing website to secure lab equipment for class. (RT @CHenrykitsap: Will crowdsourced funding of classrooms reduce pressure on legislators?
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Watch your back Harvard, this tech titan is coming for your students

Watch your back Harvard, this tech titan is coming for your students | Increasing Learning While Cutting the Cost of Education | Scoop.it
The U.S. four-year higher education system has gone largely unchanged for generations: There is a core (often liberal-arts based) curriculum followed by a deeper focus in a major or concentration.
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Hey Policy Makers: When Education Funding Gets Cut So Does Our Life Expectancy | Change Health on GOOD

Hey Policy Makers: When Education Funding Gets Cut So Does Our Life Expectancy | Change Health on GOOD | Increasing Learning While Cutting the Cost of Education | Scoop.it
This video paints a picture (literally) about the direct correlation between education, health and life expectancy. Our community conditions are affecting the way we live, work, play and learn... that's a no brainer.
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Improving Education with Financial Innovation, Chapter-by ... - CGAP

Improving Education with Financial Innovation, Chapter-by ... - CGAP | Increasing Learning While Cutting the Cost of Education | Scoop.it
Kytabu is a Kenyan-based company that offers a textbook subscription service where users can pay in small increments for individual chapters of textbooks and read the content on their cell phones. The company hopes to make educational ...
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Coursera lands $20 million in new funding, despite online education turmoil - Silicon Valley Business Journal

Coursera lands $20 million in new funding, despite online education turmoil - Silicon Valley Business Journal | Increasing Learning While Cutting the Cost of Education | Scoop.it
Smithsonian Coursera lands $20 million in new funding, despite online education turmoil Silicon Valley Business Journal Mountain View education technology startup Coursera on Friday announced $20 million in additional funding from a group of...
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Proposal: NM gets more land, funds education - ABQ Journal

Proposal: NM gets more land, funds education - ABQ Journal | Increasing Learning While Cutting the Cost of Education | Scoop.it
Proposal: NM gets more land, funds education
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Children from the Eastern Childhood Development Center in Albuquerque in March wait for a meeting with legislators to seek their support for early childhood education funding.
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Mildred Robinson Offers Tax Solutions to Stabilize K-12 Education ...

Mildred Robinson Offers Tax Solutions to Stabilize K-12 Education ... | Increasing Learning While Cutting the Cost of Education | Scoop.it
In order to stabilize funding for K-12 education after several years of budget cuts, policymakers at all levels of government need to take a fresh approach to generating revenue for schools, University of Virginia law professor ...
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The Debit Card For Public Education - ScoopSanDiego.com

The Debit Card For Public Education - ScoopSanDiego.com | Increasing Learning While Cutting the Cost of Education | Scoop.it
The Debit Card For Public Education ScoopSanDiego.com (NAPSI)—A one-of-a-kind, first-in-the-nation student funding model is growing in Arizona's public education system, where eligible families get debit cards to shop for the schools and services...
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Funding Innovation In Ohio Education - Wheeling Intelligencer

Funding Innovation In Ohio Education Wheeling Intelligencer Most state and federal grant money seems to go to entities that can afford professional "grant writers." Sometimes it seems as though people with really good ideas - but without the time...
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After losing laptop funding, WA high school goes BYOD - digital ...

After losing laptop funding, WA high school goes BYOD - digital ... | Increasing Learning While Cutting the Cost of Education | Scoop.it
Leeming Senior High School recommends three Windows 8 touch devices to students.
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White House Adviser Talks Up Joint Purchasing for Ed Tech

White House Adviser Talks Up Joint Purchasing for Ed Tech | Increasing Learning While Cutting the Cost of Education | Scoop.it
The ConnectED initiative launched by President Obama is seen as an opportunity for states and districts to collaborate to bring down the cost of technology.
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Chevron's 2013 Fuel Your School Program Expands to Help Fund Classroom ... - WebWire (press release)

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Chevron's 2013 Fuel Your School Program Expands to Help Fund Classroom ...
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SAN RAMON, Calif. – Chevron U.S.A. Inc. (NYSE: CVX) announced the expansion of its Fuel Your School program to 14 U.S.
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Scaling Up Education: Finding New Financing Methods - Huffington Post

Scaling Up Education: Finding New Financing Methods - Huffington Post | Increasing Learning While Cutting the Cost of Education | Scoop.it
Scaling Up Education: Finding New Financing Methods Huffington Post Amie Patel, currently a Director at Imprint Capital Advisers, and previously an Investment Officer at both the Soros Economic Development Fund, spoke recently at Brookings...
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Education Infographics

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How states have cut K12 funding (per student) since 2008 - Infographic #edchat #education (RT @JasonElsom: How states have cut K12 funding (per student) since 2008 - Infographic #edchat #education http://t.co/8qAzAZE1tV)...
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WA Lawmakers Urged to Think Beyond School Day in Education Funding - Public News Service

WA Lawmakers Urged to Think Beyond School Day in Education Funding - Public News Service | Increasing Learning While Cutting the Cost of Education | Scoop.it
WA Lawmakers Urged to Think Beyond School Day in Education Funding Public News Service The Washington Legislature already has some marching orders, from the governor's budget proposal to a bill by state School Superintendent Randy Dorn to raise...
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$1 Million+ Financial Literacy Funding From Lincoln Financial ...

$1 Million+ Financial Literacy Funding From Lincoln Financial ... | Increasing Learning While Cutting the Cost of Education | Scoop.it
Lincoln Financial announced this week over $1 million in funding to support financial literacy, education and related programs focused on empowering individuals to make better informed financial, occupational and related ...
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Education Finance Corporation approved by city council - Waxahachie Daily Light

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Education Finance Corporation approved by city council
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The Waxahachie City Council approved the formation the Waxahachie Education Finance Corporation at its meeting Monday night.
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Funding preschool education smart use of tax dollars - U-T San Diego

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Funding preschool education smart use of tax dollars
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Far from being a form of welfare or entitlement spending, funding preschool education is a smart use of tax dollars and something progressives and conservatives alike should support.
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Can Hedge Fund Billionaire Paul Tudor Jones Save America's Public Education ... - Forbes

Can Hedge Fund Billionaire Paul Tudor Jones Save America's Public Education ... - Forbes | Increasing Learning While Cutting the Cost of Education | Scoop.it
Can Hedge Fund Billionaire Paul Tudor Jones Save America's Public Education ...
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New state education funding: More local control - The Salinas Californian

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New state education funding: More local control
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The landscape of public education is changing significantly through a new state funding formula for schools called the Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF).
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Education start-ups are exploding

Education start-ups are exploding | Increasing Learning While Cutting the Cost of Education | Scoop.it
The amount of venture capital funding going into Ed Tech has quadrupled, from $154 million in 2003 to $630 million in 2012.
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Puyallup School Board candidates agree funding district is priority - TheNewsTribune.com

Puyallup School Board candidates agree funding district is priority - TheNewsTribune.com | Increasing Learning While Cutting the Cost of Education | Scoop.it
Holmes County Times Advertiser Puyallup School Board candidates agree funding district is priority TheNewsTribune.com All four people seeking a seat on the Puyallup School Board this fall agree on one point: The School District must address the...
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Verizon Grant Means More JiJi at Jeffers Elementary - Getting Smart by Alison Anderson - ipaded, JiJi Math, mathchat, MIND Research Institute, MIND's ST Math

Verizon Grant Means More JiJi at Jeffers Elementary - Getting Smart by Alison Anderson - ipaded, JiJi Math, mathchat, MIND Research Institute, MIND's ST Math | Increasing Learning While Cutting the Cost of Education | Scoop.it
To support student mastery in mathematics, Jeffers chose ST Math a few years back through the Las Vegas Math Initiative, gradually working to fully implement it for all grades.
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Short on funding? Try these 5 education crowdfunding options

Short on funding? Try these 5 education crowdfunding options | Increasing Learning While Cutting the Cost of Education | Scoop.it
From elementary classrooms to the university labs, these sites can help educators at all levels get the funds they need. (Short on funding?
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