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Channeling dollars to our public schools

While attending a conference in Texas last winter, I heard Charles Best, founder of DonorsChoose, speak about the trajectory of this influential crowdfunding platform that has been operating since 2000 as a means to help public school teachers fund classroom projects. For the 500 attendees at the conference, Best presented each with a $50 coupon to try the site and allocate the dollars to a project that inspired them.

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