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Summer 2008 Vol. 15. No. 4 Focus on Following the Money

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Quick takes: If your school got more money, how would you use it?

By TestAssistant on May 22, 2008 12:00 AM

Please click this Adobe Acrobat PDF to read students' views about what to do if their school got more funding.

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Submitted by Teacher (not verified) on June 16, 2009 6:44 pm

If the basics were paid for - pens, paper, etc. - I'd say a SmartBoard in every classroom, along with a digital projector. These valuable tools - now commonplace in suburban classrooms - would help bring our classes into the 21st Century.

Air conditioning wouldn't hurt either - it would help keep the kids on task during the summer. They're struggling to stay awake/control themselves in this sweltering heat.

Submitted by anonymous (not verified) on June 16, 2009 9:01 pm

Teacher...I agree with you on that...Smartboards...let's bring these schools to the 21st century...and all that...yes, yes...of course...and, how it has worked in the School of the Future...now there is a well-funded school that has all the high-tech gadgets and it is quite a success...isn't it...?

Submitted by EnoughIsEnuff!!! (not verified) on June 16, 2009 9:41 pm

Geez, you don't want much, do you? Air conditioners, ingrate! Why we just unbolted your windows for you last year. Remember when the district bolted shut every other windown in every classroom throughout the district after that sub lost three of her fingers? Decreased lawsuits 50% with that stroke of genius. Now be grateful for the free air we've given you or we'll make you start sweeping up your own floors with your own broom.

Submitted by EnoughIsEnuff!!! (not verified) on June 17, 2009 10:19 pm

The only thing missing at the School of the Future are laserswords for the teachers to protect themselves.

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