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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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Education Funding Partners Honored by B Lab as Both Best For Customers and Best For Governance

Education Funding Partners was recognized today as a company creating the most positive overall impact on its customers and for creating powerful governance structures to protect its company mission based on an independent, comprehensive assessment administered by the nonprofit B Lab. Honorees are featured on B the Change, the digital Medium publication produced by B Lab, at bthechange.com/bestfortheworld. Education Funding Partners is honored in both the Best For Customers list and Best for Governance list, […]

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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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If We Have to Prep for Tests, Let’s Make it Fun and Meaningful

Contributed by Meghan Sullivan Questioning is a form of teaching as ancient as Socrates. When it comes to the implications and complexities of the topics people encounter, learning is fostered by the critical thinking that questions promote. The Socratic method was, and still is, instrumental in developing a framework for understanding important concepts. A more formal presentation of this questioning mechanism has solidified itself in American education system. With spelling pre-tests on Monday, question-based homework […]

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Teachers are Suffering: An Educator’s Advice on How to Improve our Dire Situation

Contributed by Thomas Boyer How can teachers keep up with the increasing demands of the current education system? According to Gregg Garn, Dean of the Jeannine Rainbolt College of Education, they cannot. Limitations — such as graduating teacher salaries being 12 percent less than the average college graduate, and state budgets refusing to change a broken system — stifle teachers in their efforts to impact the education system and school communities. Currently, teachers are striking across the country including Garn’s […]

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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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What the Annual Grammy Awards Can Teach Us About Music Education

Contributed by Maya Corrin The 60th Annual Grammy Awards will air Sunday night on CBS — an evening of glamor, celebrity, and celebration. Walking the red carpet will be some of the biggest stars in music and, likely, many of the musical talents that your students look up to. However, in the midst of all of these high-paid celebrities could be a lesser known role model — your child’s music teacher. The Recording Academy and […]

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8 Years a B Corp: Looking Back at EFP’s Path to Now

After a rigorous recertification process, Education Funding Partners (EFP) is beyond thrilled to announce it will continue to be a proud B Corporation for at least the next two years, putting us at eight years in total as a certified B Corp. We are incredibly thankful to have received this distinction once again, and will use it as just another big motivator to continue to do well by doing good. The B Corp certification process […]

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National Energy Awareness Month and STEM Education: How Both are Crucial to Our World’s Future

Contributed by Nicholas Prajka Improvements in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) curriculums over the years has allowed our society to evolve rapidly. While some would argue that improving practices to become more productive and cost-efficient is most important to our society, we should acknowledge that the next step is to find more sustainable energy sources so we can continue evolving while also reducing our collective carbon footprint. What better time to do that than […]

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The Impact of Librarians on Your Students’ Reading

Some of the most fond memories from elementary school are from the days when class visited the school’s library. Getting a break to leave the classroom to become immersed in a book was the most enjoyable part of the day for so many students. Unfortunately, many children will not be able to create these memories that we enjoy. As a result of tighter school budgets, funds to certain programs, that are deemed as less-important by […]

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