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Thanks for all the amazing concept so far. We know you've all been working hard, so to be fair to everyone, we've added two rounds of evaluation. In this round please refresh your memory of the brief and applaud for the concepts that you feel most successfully meet the needs of Affordable Private Schools in extremely affordable ways!

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Tap into a neighborhood or town's community to collect local knowledge and shape into a distributable form. Previously unrecorded experiences contained within that community can in this way extend their reach, and can inspire new didactic material.

Tap into a neighborhood or town's community to collect local knowledge and shape into a distributable form. Previously unrecorded experiences contained within that community can in this way extend their reach, and can inspire new didactic material.

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Create a community board of tradespeople that already have the real-world tools and processes to teach kids about science, math, and other subjects. Take subjects out of the classroom for activities that would be costly if conducted within schools --

Create a community board of tradespeople that already have the real-world tools and processes to teach kids about science, math, and other subjects. Take subjects out of the classroom for activities that would be costly if conducted within schools --

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The biggest problem in developing countries facing the mass adoption of education is the cost of education, and the time it takes away from earning thier survival. The "Earn while you Learn" concept actually pays particpants for learning or parti

The biggest problem in developing countries facing the mass adoption of education is the cost of education, and the time it takes away from earning thier survival. The "Earn while you Learn" concept actually pays particpants for learning or parti

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Adopt a student from a developing nation (similar to a pen pal) and send them a 15-minute once-a-week podcast on whatever you feel might be most helpful for their personal growth or relevant subject matter.

Adopt a student from a developing nation (similar to a pen pal) and send them a 15-minute once-a-week podcast on whatever you feel might be most helpful for their personal growth or relevant subject matter.

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Some parts of the Indian community abroad are very affluent. These people could be interested in donating funds to schools back in their hometowns. Their reservations in the past most likely have to do with trust, efficacy, and family politics. This

Some parts of the Indian community abroad are very affluent. These people could be interested in donating funds to schools back in their hometowns. Their reservations in the past most likely have to do with trust, efficacy, and family politics. This

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Web site and infrastructure for Indian school children to create and sell things online to raise funds for their school. Run in a similar way to the Girl Scouts cookie fundraiser, with the exception that the students can also create whatever it is th

Web site and infrastructure for Indian school children to create and sell things online to raise funds for their school. Run in a similar way to the Girl Scouts cookie fundraiser, with the exception that the students can also create whatever it is th

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Develop an infrastructure that moves school supply donations into India via travelers visiting the country. Many visitors do not use their entire luggage allotment, or they have extra space in their luggage that could be used to transport donations c

Develop an infrastructure that moves school supply donations into India via travelers visiting the country. Many visitors do not use their entire luggage allotment, or they have extra space in their luggage that could be used to transport donations c

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A donation program where when you buy a book, the same book gets donated to a developing world school. You get a book and by paying extra, you get to make a difference.

A donation program where when you buy a book, the same book gets donated to a developing world school. You get a book and by paying extra, you get to make a difference.

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                                                                         The idea of shared resources and experiences stems from the thought that education is not just about literacy or academic learning but also about developing critical thinking, b

The idea of shared resources and experiences stems from the thought that education is not just about literacy or academic learning but also about developing critical thinking, b

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A shortwave radio station dedicated to learning - different timeslots are dedicated to different grades. With songs, lessons, stories that kids can learn from in remote locations.

A shortwave radio station dedicated to learning - different timeslots are dedicated to different grades. With songs, lessons, stories that kids can learn from in remote locations.

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