Editors Desk: Funding Fundamentals
6/25/2013 8:55:00 PM
To be honest, our annual Money issue is not my favorite
on the editorial calendar. I much prefer to be inspired
by stories on cutting-edge tech in innovative schools
than to be told how to calculate a district’s total cost
of ownership. Managing assets is not as fun as flipping
But the topics this month may be some of the most important
we handle this year. After all, if you can’t handle how the money
flows, you won’t be getting the cool tools. Another point: Even if
these issues are not part
of your day-to-day responsibilities, it is still important
to understand how and why your district finds, spends,
Our grant guru Gary Carnow files his annual guide
to writing the perfect proposal. The process
can be as much art as science and Gary always comes
through with ways to finesse those forms. Likewise, T&L advisor David Andrade breaks down the
cost-cutting strategies of going paperless—one of the
most promising and yet frustratingly difficult things to
accomplish in a school.
Of course, we can’t go a full issue without a report
on the latest and greatest tech tools released. Have any of your own money-related
tips and tricks to share with readers? Shoot me a note
and we’ll post them to the Edtech Ticker!
— Kevin Hogan
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