Fed Up With Fund-Raising for My Kids’ School is a new column in The New York Times that touches on what is just about the least effective form of parent involvement — fundraising.
Here is part of the final paragraph:
But the cuts have gone beyond fat, beyond muscle, and are cutting into bone — the bones that support the city’s future. I’m out of fund-raising ideas. The city’s leaders should do what it takes — whatever it takes — to provide enough money for well-rounded educations in every public school.
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