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On 03/06/2015 12:13 PM, MegaZell wrote:
> Hi all.
> I've been swamped. I am currently installing Cyangenmod on a bunch of
> Nexus 7 and Asus Transformer Tablets that I got from freecycle.
> If you look at the 2nd link - this is the key line - "How to use Title 1
> funds rests with each school. Title 1 funds can be used to improve
> curriculum, instructional activities, counseling, parental involvement,
> increase staff and program improvement."
> Most of the funding money goes to either tutoring service or after
> school programs. When I run my programs - the parents either come in the
> early morning or afternoon. When they come afternoon it's with their
> kids. I teach them fundamentals of browsing the web and basic to advance
> computer classes all on various version of Linux that the parents and
> kids install themselves.
> Current Sonic is putting funding in the Bronx -
> Most if not all of the education funding is broadcast the Boro Pres offices.
> Anyhow - Let me know when you guys want to get started and I will help
> out. Been looking to branch out also.
> On Thu, Mar 5, 2015 at 4:39 PM, Ruben Safir > > wrote:
> My understanding is that this funding is administered through the Boro
> Presidents Offices in NYC
> another program
> On Thu, Mar 05, 2015 at 03:34:17PM -0500, Ruben Safir wrote:
> > On Wed, Mar 04, 2015 at 09:44:54AM -0800, Elfen Magix wrote:
> > >Parent education can mean a lot of things. And a major problem is
> > > actually getting the parents involved in the first place.
> > THIS is a hustle, and Rafi at megazell-at-gmail.com
> KNOWS this huslte
> > very well and we, and specifically YOU, can best learn to put all
> > experience together to work this hustle. This is not like the
> > This has to be worked. He has a system that he goes to various PTA
> > meetings and pitches Linux educaiton straight to the parents and they
> > can use their distcrissionary spending to set up programs for
> > education.
> > That is why I am wsay that we need to step out of the box, and
> learn a
> > technique to aquring the available hunding, or a share of it.
> But it is
> > 100% a hustle. You have to hustle parents, teachers,
> principles... and
> > you have to remain on it through failures, through the next failure,
> > until you develope a string of successes.
> > Rafi is gregarious, intelligent and willing to help up learn this
> > hustle, which is far more than learning regulations and law, all of
> > which we have studied until being sick.
> > > Getting anyone over the age of 21 is problematic. Many assume
> that they as
> > > a parent will do best on their own and believe their actions with
> > > the family is what they require to do and nothing more. So this
> > > falls into several categories which I only mention a couple:
> > > Computer Literacy as a parent - do they know what they children
> > > are doing online? do they know that they are responsible for their
> > > child's actions? Do thy know, in short, if their child cyberbullies
> > > another, that they can go to jail for their child's actions? Can
> > > they be sure that content their child is access is appropriate for
> > > them? Many do not, just as much do not care. The problem comes up
> > > with this fact - a mother would spend 10 minutes a day with their
> > > child, a father would spend 15 minutes a day. Is that time enough
> > > for their child's needs? No it is not. But the TV gets 6 to 8 hours
> > > of "parenting" the child. Today, the TV has been replaced with the
> > > computer and the Internet. 10 - 15 minutes a day as a parent does
> > > not undo 6 - 8 hours with the computer and internet does.
> > the programs from the School, as far as i can understnad, teach
> > themselves directly. Our job is to sell a program acceptable to
> us to
> > which they want toparticipate and then have thempresure the school to
> > make the program available.
> > > Parenting itself - Is what your learned from your parents in the
> > > 70s-2000's good enough for you to do to you child? What are the
> > > legalities of your child's actions affect you? What are your rights
> > > as a parent? and so on.
> > >Like I said, getting the parents involved is a problem. Most work
> > >and are too tired do anything after work. Sometimes a weekend
> > >program can get a few more parents involved but it wont all of
> > >them. At best, maybe 10% of all the children's parents would come
> > >to an event.
> > I am not going to accept this negativism. rafi gets parents to the
> > programs, and even without that, we will get parents to the programs.
> > If we got 10% that would be HUGE!!!
> > We must, without question, get together and learn this hustle and
> > network our resources.
> > Schedule a meet up right away.
> > >The only time I had a flood of parents is when I and
> > >a friend did a CPR & HIV/AIDS Course, where the children over 10
> > >were certified for free, but parents paid $30, we gave a poster
> > >letter about this course stating, "When you have heart attack,
> > >you cant give CPR to yourself!" Out of a possible 120 parents, 40
> > >showed up with their older kids and teens. By the end of the day,
> > >they were all CPR certified, and we generated about $1200 or the
> > >program that day.
> > >Parent Education has to be defined by the program as what? That
> > >depends on the program. For us, that means what?
> > ~Fernando
> > -------------------------------------------- On Wed, 3/4/15, Ruben
> > Safir > wrote:
> > Subject: [NYLXS - HANGOUT] Community Funding To:
> > Date: Wednesday, March 4, 2015, 8:40 AM
> > Fernando
> > Are you familiar with title 1 funding for community and parent
> > education?
> > I had a bit of a conversation with Megaz last night and I really
> > need to confir with you about funding ideas and such.? This guy
> > has the whole hustle worked out.? Not just details of programs,
> > but also proven methods to hustle funding.
> > BTW - it seems we need a social worker.
> > Ruben
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