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Schools Seek New Ways to Raise Funds

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Schools Seek New Ways to Raise Funds

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Schools Seek New Ways to Raise Funds

Schools Seek New Ways to Raise Funds

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As children return to school, parents and community members get back to fundraising. Some schools need money for clubs and sports, others for even more basic needs: books and teachers. What are schools doing to collect cash?

Guests:

Barbara Neff, parent of two children and freelance writer

Tom Hutton, staff attorney for the National School Boards Association

John Deasy, CEO of Prince George's County Public Schools; formerly superintendent of the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District