Education

Ads in the Classroom?

Ads in the Classroom?

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High school can be brutal for students. But it's the public school budgets that are taking the real hit.

One teacher is taking matters into his own hands. He couldn't get the cash to cover copying costs, so he started running ads on tests to make up the difference.

Tom Farber, math teacher at Rancho Bernardo High School near San Diego, CA, has gotten mixed reactions to the idea from his community. But we want to know what YOU think. Slippery slope to product placement in the classroom? Or novel way to beat the economic heat?

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