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Fundraising Secrets (Webinar): How to Establish a Relationship with Your Local Funders

The Key to Successful Fundraising? Successful Relationship-Building Here at Schoolrunner, we provide you with the data you need as you’re building positive relationships with grant-makers. Positive relationships, though, also take time, commitment, and an effort to show that you care about their work. We discussed this topic in our latest Fundraising Secrets webinar, which you […]

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Grant Writing 201(Webinar): How to Create a Data-Driven Grant Narrative

One of the most important parts of a grant application is the narrative. It gives you a place to explain why your work matters and deserves funding. The strongest grant narratives combine storytelling with data, describing your work in a compelling, measurable, and actionable way. Get some tips on the do’s and don’ts in this […]

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(Webinar): Grant Writing 101

Applying for grants means more resources for your school, and in fact, many private foundations are interested in funding tools for classrooms, professional learning, and more. But, grant writing also can be a time consuming and daunting process. If you’ve been considering this route but aren’t sure where to start, this webinar will include a […]

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Using Data to Drive Growth in Student Behavior

Roots Elementary is a charter school that opened in 2015 to serve some of Denver, Colorado’s historically underserved communities. Their school is located in what was formerly the Holly Square shopping center – a center of activity and community in the neighborhood until gang violence in resulted in its firebombing and complete destruction in 2008. […]

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Rethinking Detention

The word “detention” stirs up a distinct physical and emotional reaction in us. Maybe it resurfaces a negative memory of sitting silently in a classroom, staring the blackboard while your friends play outside on the playground. Maybe it invokes a feeling of shame or fear. Regardless, for most of us, it’s not a positive or restorative […]

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Maximizing the Effectiveness of Exit Tickets

Last month’s blog featured Hanna Jadin, Founding Dean of Students at Milwaukee Excellence Charter School, which is in its second year of serving 6th and 7th graders. In March, we highlighted their seven step process for using data to inform academic and cultural changes. They’re doing so much cool stuff with data that we couldn’t stop with […]

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Making Adjustments for Real Impact

Hanna Jadin is the Founding Dean of Students at Milwaukee Excellence Charter School, which first opened its doors in the 2016-2017 school year and currently serves 240 6th and 7th graders. Milwaukee Excellence is located in 53206, an area featured in the documentary, “MILWAUKEE 53206” as the highest incarcerated zip code in the country. Their school […]

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