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Crowdfunding Policy Guidance & Best Practice for School Districts

  • by admin
  • December 13, 2019
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  • District Fundraising Resources
  • Crowdfunding provides enormous opportunities for today's classrooms and school programs to raise money because of it's efficiency. Organizers can create campaigns in no time, and share them with hundreds if not thousands of people online. However, these same opportunities also pose serious risks

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How to Make Crowdfunding Work in Your School District (A Step-By-Step Guide)

  • by admin
  • December 6, 2019
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  • District Fundraising Resources
  • As a growing number of school communities turn to crowdfunding and raise more money than ever before for their classrooms and programs, what should be celebrated as a victory has turned into a concern for school district administrators. The concept of online fundraising in K-12 schools has erupt

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Understanding and Managing Crowdfunding Risk

  • by admin
  • September 19, 2019
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  • District Fundraising
  • Teacher crowdfunding can bring important resources - tied to specific classroom needs, where government funding falls short. But it also opens educators up to substantial liabilities. It's crucial for school districts to understand how to manage the risks that are associated with crowdfunding campa

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Livingtree Partners with Cox to Enhance Family Engagement in Newport News Public Schools

  • by admin
  • August 21, 2019
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  • District Family Engagement News
  • District powered with new tech designed for measurable student growth this school year Austin, Texas (August 20, 2019) – Livingtree, Inc announced a partnership with the Newport News Public Schools and Cox to bring families closer to their child(ren)’s learning experiences at school. Through a

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The Liabilities of Crowdfunding for K-12 Districts

  • by admin
  • June 13, 2019
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  • District Fundraising
  • School districts across the country are faced with a new challenge when it comes to funding: managing the liabilities of crowdfunding (online fundraising). With the number of school teachers spending money out of pocket for classroom projects, and the after-school clubs and teams in need of addition

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Crowdfunding in K-12 Schools: Today’s Situation | Vlog Episode 3

  • by admin
  • May 23, 2019
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  • District Fundraising
  • https://youtu.be/WxyEuydR-SQ In this week's episode, Livingtree CEO Gary Hensley discusses the current situation in K-12 schools when it comes to crowdfunding and the risks that teachers, donors, and the district all face when it's not done right.   Hi everybody, welcome to this week’s editi

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How School Districts are Funded | Vlog Episode 1

  • by admin
  • May 8, 2019
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  • District
  • https://youtu.be/0MSy-HFfutQ Do you know how school districts are funded? Livingtree CEO Gary Hensley took a moment in the first of our new vlog series to address the confusion of where districts receive their funding and the challenges they face. What are your thoughts? Hey everybody, my name

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Crowdfunding: Some Districts Ban It, Others Embrace It

  • by admin
  • April 4, 2019
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  • District Fundraising
  • Sarah Schwartz’s Education Week blog follows the recent Crowdfunding Research Report published by EdSurge, and outlines many reasons why a multitude of school districts like Metro Nashville Public Schools are banning the use of crowdfunding sites like DonorsChoose.org. With the recent boom in educ

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EdSurge Crowdfunding Report Lists Livingtree District as “Paving the Way”

  • by admin
  • March 21, 2019
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  • District Fundraising News
  • Online fundraising is a growing area in K-12, and crowdfunding has exploded onto the scene over the last decade. While many students, families, teachers, and schools have embraced this new type of fundraising, school districts are facing unintended liabilities from these types of campaigns. EdSurge

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The Platform Built for Family Engagement

  • by admin
  • March 18, 2019
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  • District Family Engagement Schools Teacher
  • In our increasingly digital world, there’s an app (or a dozen) for every need and/or want we can imagine. Education technology is no different. Every week, it seems like there is a different app for behavior, communication, attendance - you name it. With limited direction from the school or distri

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