Education News Bulletin: March 2019

AdoptAClassroom.org continues to keep a close eye on K-12 education news so we can best understand and serve the needs of our principals, teachers, and students across the country. We want to keep you updated on our findings, so check back each month for our News Bulletin Board series. Read what’s happened recently in the […]

Six Tips for Communicating Student Progress to Parents

Mumble the words “report card” and watch teachers shudder with dread. When report cards are due, we dash madly to our school-issued computers to compile weeks’ worth of data into a single number or letter. We work into the night. Afterward, we struggle with the feeling that it wasn’t enough. The truth is that it’s […]

Vote to Win Funds for a Teacher or School on AdoptAClassroom.org

March is finally here and we’re celebrating the spring season with a social media giveaway. We’re bringing back March Supply Madness, with $750 in prizes, and we need you to help us determine which school supply is the classroom’s most valuable player. But this time, you don’t have to be a teacher to join in […]

Americans care most about education. They say companies should too!

Education has long been one of the social issues that Americans care most about and want to support. Now, it tops the list. According to a 2018 report released by Catalist, one of the leading cause marketing agencies, education is the number one social issue Americans support and feel is most relevant to their lives. […]

This School Year, Highest-Need Fund Supporters Give to 6,000+ Students in Need Nationwide

When you donate to the Highest-Need Fund you’re supporting classrooms in high-poverty communities. Traditional fundraising can be difficult for teachers and principals in schools where many families already struggle financially. The Highest-Need Fund fills that gap and helps donors get supplies in the hands of students who need it most. Together, we’re supporting equity in […]

Arts + STEM = The New STEAM Fund

STEAM is an educational approach that integrates science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics and is gaining traction in schools across the country. To better serve today’s educators and students, AdoptAClassroom.org has combined our Arts and STEM Funds into our new STEAM Fund. We believe by combining the two funds we can help our educators keep […]

How Your Business Can Make A Big Impact In Your Community

AdoptAClassroom.org makes it easy for local businesses to provide funding support to neighborhood schools and classrooms throughout the U.S. Our school-wide classroom adoption events provide a meaningful way to engage your employees in the community, and instill a sense of pride in your company. Your employees and customers will feel good knowing you have helped […]

New Vendor Alert: Music & Arts

We’re excited to announce that Music & Arts has joined AdoptAClassroom.org as our newest vendor partner to provide band instruments and accessories for our teachers in our online marketplace. Music & Arts has one of the largest product offerings, with more than 130,000 music education products to choose from. As the nation’s leading provider of private […]

Education News Bulletin Board: February 2019

AdoptAClassroom.org keeps a close eye on K-12 education news so we can best understand and serve the needs of our principals, teachers, and students across the country. We want to keep you updated, too. That’s why we’re launching our new monthly News Bulletin Board series. Make sure to check us out monthly for bite-size updates […]

Mental Health in the Classroom: Resources for Elementary Teachers

Millions of our nation’s students are dealing with mental health related problems, according to NPR Ed. When students need help, teachers are often the first responders. So, we talked to Melody Stiles, a third-grade teacher certified in special education, to learn some things teachers can do right now to support the mental health needs of […]

This Valentine’s Day, we’re adding $25 to classroom donations of $50 or more!

*** Last Updated 2/14/19 at 5PM CST: 0 donations remain. *** We’ve reached our goal, but please keep supporting the teachers you love. Thank you to everyone who participated! Still want to help? Search for your favorite teacher here.  ——— Want to make your favorite teacher feel appreciated this Valentine’s Day? We’re here to help. […]

MPR Interview: Twin Cities Principal Talks Student Homelessness

St. Paul, MN  Principal and AdoptAClassroom.org Board Member Ryan Vernosh was featured on Minnesota Public Radio (MPR) speaking out about student homelessness. “No child should have to question where their head’s going to lay down at night, whether they’re going to have a meal the next day,” said Principal Ryan Vernosh. Every day Principal Vernosh […]