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8 Brands You Didn’t Know Could Help Your School Fundraise

By Christine Dickson Google any company or brand along with the words “corporate social responsibility,” and more often than not you’ll find descriptions of how the company is giving back to their community. Education is one of the most popular categories for brands to contribute to, either monetarily or through volunteerism. Whether it’s sponsoring nonprofits, donating products to charities, or partnering with organizations to create their own philanthropic foundations, companies use a variety of tactics […]

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Easy Ways for Students & Teachers to Practice Mindfulness Every Day of the Week

By Christine Dickson Reading, writing, math, science — all topics that are heavily covered in school and considered an important part of a student’s future success. But what if stress causes a student to shut down? What if anxiety prevents a bright student from showing their full potential? Just as students learn how to read and write, students should also be learning how to recognize and handle their emotions. Emotional strength is integral to helping students […]

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School Sports is Still the Key to a Well-Rounded Student

Contributed by Meghan Sullivan Scoring the winning goal. Passing the tie-breaking touchdown. Finishing first place in a split-second race. Just as the start of a new school year brings opportunities for learning and academic growth, it brings possibilities for athletic greatness through the start of a new season of school sports. As we all know, sports are an extremely popular extracurricular activity for students and there’s no sign that that is changing. The National Federation […]

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eSchoolView and Education Funding Partners to Drive Revenue for School Districts with Innovative EFP adNet Tool

New partnership with EFP adNet gives eSchoolView school districts and schools a way to monetize their digital assets JULY 17, 2018 – eSchoolView and Education Funding Partners (EFP) today announced a partnership that will give eSchoolView website customers a free, turnkey funding solution through EFP adNet. The tool seamlessly embeds safe programmatic digital advertising on school district and school websites. Since 2010, EFP has developed and managed marketing partnerships between the K-12 public school community […]

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Chronic Absenteeism: Modern Solutions to Bring Students Back to School

Contributed by Colin Egerter School may be out for the summer, but this summer vacation ends early for educators who have to prep for the new school year. Soon enough, teachers will begin to prepare for the school year by modifying lesson plans, and creating an welcoming environment for all students to learn and grow. This planning is important, but it doesn’t help those students who miss so much school that they don’t reap the […]

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How to Make Mental Wellness a Priority for Students: National Mental Health Month

Contributed by Aleksandra Grabowski The time is now to address mental health in schools. The statistics of the past decade have indicated that there’s a veritable crisis for students at every grade level. A report from the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention indicates that as many as 1 in 5 children in the nation suffer from a mental disorder. With school being a major stressor in many students’ lives, it only makes sense […]

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Rethinking Museum Visits: Issues of Representation and Accessibility

Contributed by Aleksandra Grabowski Longtime favorite destinations for school field trips and educational outings, museums play a critical role in an expansive, interactive curriculum. But looking between the marble columns, we uncover the thinly veiled, unsettling pasts of museums, along with their ongoing troublesome practices. Marvel’s recent blockbuster Black Panther was seen by millions across the country, and a scene in it brought to light questions about how museums obtain the objects they display. It’s high time […]

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How Celebrities are Making a Difference, One Educational Program at a Time

Contributed by Katia Podtynov Whether it’s on stage, the field or the screen, celebrities have a way of making us believe in the “magic” they bring into the world. They have the power to bring communities together and inspire passion among populations. U.S. celebrities have made a name for themselves not only through their respective talents but also in the education sector. There have been many that have helped make a difference in the lives […]

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Bring the Olympics to School with Books, Lessons and Conversation

New American role models will be created with the commencement of the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics. Incredible feats of athleticism will inspire global fascination and broken records will stoke the fires within the next generation of Olympians. Indeed, the Olympics are one of the few worldwide events that capture the attention of almost everyone everywhere regardless of age, occupation or nationality. The event itself is full of history and yet also an inextricable part of […]

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Thanksgiving 2017: The EFP Team Thanks Their Teachers

For students still in school, it’s easy to take a moment during Thanksgiving week to let a teacher know how much they appreciate what he or she does. For us adults, it’s a little more difficult. Our teachers no longer make up a large majority of our day-to-day life, and we no longer think about our time in school anymore. And yet, in many unnoticed ways, the things our teachers instilled in us still remain […]

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