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Thursday, January 29, 2009

Creative teacher fundraising...

Somehow I missed this story last month. A teacher near San Diego started selling "ad space" on the bottom of his tests, in order to raise money to buy more paper for his tests and handouts. Most of the ads are "inspirational messages" from parents (like "good luck on the test," I presume), but some of them are from local businesses. What I find especially interesting is how much positive feedback he seems to have gotten. I just think it's a little odd...

Click here to read the original article in USA Today.

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