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Schools and parents take unique approach in dealing with budget cuts without having to spend a dime

Education

ABC Action News

By Sarina Fazan

2/23/16

TAMPA, Fla. – Schools and parents are taking a unique approach to dealing with budget cuts without having to spend a dime.

Morenike Testamark is a hands-on mom. So much so, she took a job as school nurse at Lee Elementary Technology in Tampa so she could personally keep a close eye on her daughter’s peanut allergy.

She’s also keenly aware of a declining education budget. She stumbled on Schoola, a website created by a former principal in San Francisco. It has taken off nationwide with nearly 20,000 schools taking part.

The concept is simple …

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