EDL-817-O102 Module 8 DQ 1 - A 2008 article in The New York Times reports best estimates.......

EDL-817 Module 8 DQ 1
Building a K-12 Community - Building A Scholarly Community
Grand Canyon University

A 2008 article in The New York Times reports best estimates of nearly $4 billion a year contributed to K-12 education through philanthropy. These funds are generated from individuals as well as private, corporate, and community foundations. To what extent should philanthropy be allowed to reshape America's K-12 learning environments? Why? Does philanthropy support student learning outcomes? Why or why not? What strategies might be employed to encourage community philanthropy for schools? What is an advantage and disadvantage of community support for K-12 education? Why?
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