Rise of the Edupreneur!

Rise of the Edupreneur!

A few weeks ago we had the pleasure of being interviewed by Kiana Porter-Isom of “Edupreneur Today.”  We had such a great experience, that we felt a “reverse” interview was needed.  Sit back and enjoy this in-depth interview with Kiana on how she balances life, became an “Edupreneur,” her go to books for inspiration, and […]

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Why Leaders Should Brand Their Schools

Why Leaders Should Brand Their Schools

By Peter DeWitt from education week. Today’s guest blog is written by Tony Sinanis, the lead learner from Cantiague Elementary School on Long Island, New York. Social media is a topic that intrigues many of us. It provides us access to some of the best resources that will help us become better teachers and school leaders. […]

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How Much is Your School Spending on Paper?

How Much is Your School Spending on Paper?

Printing costs represent one of the greatest expenses for schools, after staffing. The average school will spend between $15,000 and $30,000 on paper alone, expending almost 6 million sheets of paper per year. That is before considering the bill for printing consumables, such as equipment and toner. Not only is this a huge drain on […]

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Why Schools Can’t Afford To Overlook Brand Marketing

Why Schools Can’t Afford To Overlook Brand Marketing

Public education used to be a monopoly. No competition. Every year the students simply showed up. And most people loved and supported what was happening inside. Not today. Charters, vouchers, open enrollment and private schools dot the landscape, bringing fierce competition for students and the dollars each one of them brings to the district budget. Attacks […]

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The Importance of Parent Involvment

The Importance of Parent Involvment

“When schools, families, and community groups work together to support learning, children tend to do better in school, stay in school longer, and like school more.” That’s the conclusion of A New Wave of Evidence, a report from Southwest Educational Development Laboratory (2002). The report, a synthesis of research on parent involvement over the past […]

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