Good Read: How Can Schools Afford to Pay for Updated Classrooms?

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Educators would love to reimagine their classroom design, but as this article points out, finding ways to pay for them, can be a challenge, whether it's finding modular furniture or outfitting the school with new technology.

"Expect to see school districts patching together funding sources like grants, technology fees, foundational donations, parental contributions, and regular operating budgets, together in an effort to afford the high-tech classroom of the future."

The new technology being infused into today's classrooms doesn't come cheap; nor is it always easy to install, repair, maintain, and upgrade. Physical facilities take time and money to upgrade and replace, and teachers must be trained on how to use any new equipment and applications that are introduced into the classroom.

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