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Read reviews of our favorite school fundraising platforms.
Education, News

School fundraising platforms can drastically simplify and amplify the fundraising process for all types of schools⁠—from kindergarten classes to Ivy League universities. But with so many software providers to choose from, how can you be sure you’re making the right decision? As you explore various fundraising platforms in search of

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universal preschool pros and cons - ball pit
Education, News

There is no secret that the cost of daycare around the country can be quite expensive, and many working parents often struggle to find affordable care for their children. While private childcare remains to be the primary option available in many areas of the U.S., cities like Washington D.C., New

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free home learning resources
Classroom, eLearningEducation, News

Having kids at home due to school closures can be a challenge for parents who would like to fill the time with daily activities that are both educational and engaging. It’s easy to turn on the TV or play games, but what can parents do to help their children continue

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staying focused studying from home
Classroom, eLearningEducation, News

With the recent rapid onset of the coronavirus, many colleges and universities across the country have responded to the threat of contamination and made the decision to cancel classes and exams held on campus and shift to online distance learning. This disruption in routine has posed logistical issues for instructors

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transferrable skills fro resume
Education, NewsWork, Jobs

Every summer, I get calls from stressed out graduates (and their parents) asking me to help with their resume and potential transferrable skills – because they don’t even know where to start. This is what I hear: “I don’t have any work experience. Well, except the part time barista job

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college drug addiction epidemic
Education, News

When you think of college life, you probably think about flip cup and frat parties. We often think of drinking and partying in college as a right of passage. But have you ever stopped to think about what the college experience is like for someone in recovery? American colleges aren’t

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student privacy protection
Education, NewsStudents

Considering the recent controversy over Facebook improperly sharing user data without user consent, privacy of personal information seems to be at the current forefront of the public eye. With technology becoming inherently integrated in most aspects of our modern lives—including public schools—there are more and more areas to consider when

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Cell Phones Classroom Teacher Strategies
Classroom, eLearningEducation, News

Student access to cell phone technology has forced teachers and administrators to take a stance on classroom and school cell phone policy debate, and the degree to which cell phones in the classroom are allowed varies wildly between schools and teachers. For instance, Lakeview High School in Battle Creek, Michigan

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travel ban education
Education, NewsStudy Abroad

On January 27, 2017, President Trump enacted a travel ban executive order to suspend for 90 days the entry of “certain aliens from seven countries: Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen.” While this original order was suspended by the Supreme Court, it was reinstated in March to exclude

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Education, News

Studying abroad can be a great way to spend a semester or an academic year of your undergraduate education. It’s an opportunity to develop skills and experience that can positively impact your education and career. However, one apprehension many students might have, especially if traveling independently, is study abroad safety. We’ve all

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Education, News

Studying abroad means having to function and navigate life in an unfamiliar environment. While encountering the unfamiliar can definitely be exhilarating, it can also be stressful if you do not have tools at your fingertips to help you find your way. Luckily today we have a plethora of convenient apps available

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Education, NewsStudents

We’ve all heard the old saying, “It’s not about what you know, but who knows you,” and there certainly is truth to this. 80% of jobs are not advertised, according to Howard Poplinger, owner of human resource company Epic Development and Evaluation. What does this mean for the college student?

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Top articles of 2015
Classroom, eLearningEducation, NewsFinancial Aid, TuitionStudents

Happy New Year, SchoolMoney.org’s readers and followers! We covered a wide variety of exciting education-related topics geared toward students, educators and anyone else who is committed to student success. To recap, here’s a snapshot look at our most popular articles! Most Popular Posts of 2015 1. “Homeschooling: Advantages and Disadvantages”

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Education, NewsStudentsStudy Abroad

There are many aspects of studying abroad that students must consider when choosing their program and preparing for the trip: What kind of program is right for me? What will studying abroad be like? What should I pack? How do I travel on a budget?   The first step in

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