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School Fundraisers: Mobile vs. Old-School

According to Network for Good survey, 90% of fundraising still takes place using traditional methodssuch as auctions, raffles, bazaars and charity dinners, but the figure is falling every year. And 92% of the PTA and PTO school fundraisers still use traditional face-to-face and phone methods. But with mobile phones becoming more prevalent in today’s society and with Millennials […]

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  • May 25, 2017

School Booster Clubs: Volunteers Steal Too!

Driving Saturday mornings we have all seen a similar picture: Middle or High school students waving car wash banners to raise money for their school band or soccer team. Schools are really strapped for cash and cutting back wherever they can, so those extracurricular, academic, and athletic programs rely on booster clubs to raise money.  Generally, booster clubs […]

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  • May 25, 2017

5 Tips To Avoid Raising Me Me Me Kids

As a father of a nine year old boy, I can honestly say that parenting kids during the modern age can be a bit tricky if you don’t practice patience. This is because today’s society tends to make room for what some like to refer to as “me, me, me kids”. Do you refuse to […]

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  • May 25, 2017

School Audits: Deposit Findings Are On The Rise

It’s a very common scenario in schools across United States: often when a teacher takes up money from students, the cash and checks get placed in a drawer or zip lock and forgotten for couple days or weeks since teachers are busy teaching and grading homework. Most states and counties have either a 24-hour or a […]

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  • May 25, 2017

3 Tips for Increasing School Enrollment

We all know that a school is not actually considered a school unless it has students who are receiving an enriching year round education. This is why one of the main focuses of school recruitment staff is always increasing enrollment. But how can school enrollment be increased without the level of education being offered affected? […]

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  • May 25, 2017

Dear Schools: Parents are Customers of K12

PTAs (Parent Teacher Associations) don’t exist for nothing. Most parents try their hardest to stay involved when it comes to the education and upbringing of their children. This is of course one of the reasons why schools should never underestimate them. As a matter of fact, schools should actually start treating parents like their customers. […]

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  • May 25, 2017
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