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Urban Classical Education

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  1. Lessons
    Lesson 1: A Day of Good News (Preview Content)
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    1 Quiz
  2. Lesson 2: Can We Really Close the Achievement Gap? (Preview Content)
    3Topics
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    1 Quiz
  3. Lesson 3: Dream Big, Start Small, Grow Slow: Starting an Urban Classical School
    3Topics
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    1 Quiz
  4. Lesson 4: Developing Cultural Competency
    3Topics
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    1 Quiz
  5. Lesson 5: Raising Funds for Urban Classical Schools
    2Topics
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    1 Quiz
  6. Lesson 6: Classical Education--A Liberating Education for All Children
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    1 Quiz
  7. Discussions
    Discussion 1: How Russ Gregg Found Urban Classical Education
  8. Discussion 2: Urban Classical Education for All Children
  9. Discussion 3: Why Dream Big, Start Small, and Grow Slow?
  10. Discussion 4: Creating Meaningful Partnerships
  11. Discussion 5: Starting an Urban Classical School
  12. Discussion 6: Developing Sustainable Funding
  13. End of Course Test
    End of Course Test: Urban Classical Education
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  • Why is it important to regard fundraising as a ministry?
  • Discuss Russ’s suggestion that we should focus primarily on “loving the donor” rather than obtaining donations.
  • What do you think of Hope Academy’s one hour, monthly “Tour of Hope?” What might your school do that would be similar?
  • Why does Russ stress the importance of visitors actually seeing the school?
  • Why does Russ think that hosting events (like golf outings, auctions, etc.) may not be the wisest way to raise funds?
  • Why does Russ think it dangerous to rely on the donations of mega donors who can give $500,000 or more?
  • What does Russ mean when he says that we should focus on the story not the program?
  • Discuss the implications for fundraising of the verse from Ps. 127–“Unless the Lord builds the house, those who labor labor in vain.”