Advertising is Now Entering Schools

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I wouldn’t be surprised to see our not-so-cash-strapped schools in the Philippines putting advertising on letters to parents, school buses, heck! Maybe even the school uniforms. There’s nothing wrong or unlawful about it but if the need is there, I guess there’s nothing wrong about doing it.

Cash-strapped school puts advertising on letters sent home to parents

NBC — The cash-strapped school district in Peabody, Massachusetts is giving their money troubles the slip.

The school committee agreed to sell advertising that will appear on notices sent home to parents.

“It’s a unique way to try to not pass on additional fees,” said C. Milton Burnett of Peabody Public Schools.

“I think it’s a great way to bring money into the school system and also support our Peabody businesses,” said Tara Holleran, a parent.

Read more at KDSK in St. Louis, Mo

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