“What can schools sell instead of candy? Trash bags”

The only posts I’ve written about parent fundraising for schools can be found at The Best Resources For Learning About Parent Fundraising & Equity Issues list.

What can schools sell instead of candy? Trash bags, though, has just been published by the Associated Press and gives a decent overview of how schools are selling a variety of items for raising funds — including a number of logistical issues.

Of course, schools should just receive adequate public funding, including for enrichment activities, so time doesn’t have to be spent on this sort of thing. However, we live in the world as it is, not in the world as we would like it to be, so if your school is thinking of involving parents in fundraising, the article might offer some useful information.

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