Funding Sources. Having Sources For Special Education Is

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Funding Sources Having sources for special education is important to meet the needs of the students. It is important for schools and the districts to know how to find these sources when they are not available to them. Per the National Legislative Conference Special Committee on School Finance (1971), funding alone cannot cure all the troubles of our public education system, but advances cannot be complete until the way educational capitals are elevated and allocation is reformed. There are many people in the schools besides the administrator that can apply for funding to support their classes. If they know where to look and how to go about it, they will receive what is needed. The teacher must ensure they comply with the stipulations that…show more content…
Donors Choose is another grant site that educators can use to provide their students with resources that will help them in the classroom. Unlike the other sites, Donors Choose allows educators to choose the resources needed for their classroom. The slogan for the site is “Teachers all over the U.S. need your help to bring their classroom dreams to life. Choose a project that inspires you and give any amount” (Donors Choose, 2017). Grants 500 dollars or below typically get funded first. Educators must write the grant explaining why each of the items are necessities and how the students will utilize the resources. The educators must provide information on the background of the students such as school demographics. Compared to the other sites Donors Choose allows various donors to provide funding for the grants instead of on sole source of funding. Limitations of Funds Limitations for eSchool News are as followed: limited grant funds provide grant suppliers with challenges. Funding many proposals have reduced because they cannot fund as many grants as previous years. Thus, the applications that are well written and well supported will have preferential funding (Prabhu, 2010). This hinders many schools from getting grants because the budget has depreciated. Educators are not aware as to how they are to write grants so it hinders them from getting the money needed for their
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