School fundraising is a fact of life. But fundraising to close budget gaps from less & less state money because of "no taxes ever" Grover Norquist pledges, and chronic, systematic underfunding is a travesty. "No taxes ever" push neglect and deterioration.
Conflicts Arise When Parents Are Asked to Close School Money Gap – SchoolBook
After years of budget cuts, families are reaching into their own wallets more and more to pay for basics, like school supplies, as well as pooling enough funds to hire school staff. Kyle Spencer, a New York Times contributor, and Beth Fertig of WNYC spoke on "The Brian Lehrer Show" about SchoolBook’…