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School Fundraisers

More Soup, Please

Carolyn Ossorio | Posted 11.07.2014 | Parents
Carolyn Ossorio

It's going to take more than arts and crafts to fix funding education in America. But the constant barrage of fundraisers isn't fixing the problem either.

Does Rep. Poe Want to Undermine the Financial Stability of School Meal Programs?

Nancy Huehnergarth | Posted 11.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Nancy Huehnergarth

Trying to fund school activities or charities at the expense of children's health is unconscionable. I can only hope that Congress realizes that the BAKE SALE Act will not only damage the health of our children but the financial health of the very school lunch programs we've worked hard to improve.

Parents: Fundraisers Are In the Budget

Neale Godfrey | Posted 12.02.2013 | Parents
Neale Godfrey

Supporting fundraisers is a great way teach your children the concepts of charity and volunteerism. It is also an important way of reinforcing money lessons in the real world that will last a lifetime.

A School Trash Bag Fundraiser?

AP | BETH J. HARPAZ | Posted 07.19.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- When Beth Hendrickson first proposed selling garbage bags instead of candy as a school fundraiser, "people laughed at us." They don't lau...

Poor Students Who Can't Afford Graduation Fun Get Help From Friends, Neighbors

Posted 06.19.2012 | Education

Family financial struggles prevent many students from going to school dances and participating in other festivities that accompany the end of eighth g...

High School Marching Band Goes Casual

AP | Posted 12.21.2011 | Education

NORTH BEND, Ore. — The North Bend High School marching band has gone casual, but it's more a financial statement than a fashion one. The band's...