How is the budget managed?
Teachers or school administrators manage the actual budget outside of the app.
Teachers should make certain that students have access to all financial information associated with implementing the winning proposals, as this builds trust by demonstrating that the proposals they selected are purchased and implemented.
What is the research on program effectiveness?
Research has shown that: PB in schools increases civic engagement, even when there is not a formal curriculum driving the process [1, Bioscience High School in Phoenix, AZ]. PB in schools and the community influences budget priorities [2, New ...
How long does a PB program take?
The program can be configured to align with classroom and school needs. Typically, more students and larger budgets take longer to execute. Classroom programs tend to take one to four weeks. Schoolwide programs tend to take one to three months.
How is data protected?
FirstRoot was created by extremely experienced software developers with backgrounds in information and data security, app development, and hosted software development. All data is stored in an encrypted format in Amazon Web Services Access to the ...
What policies exist to keep students safe?
We have implemented several policies to ensure children are safe: Student submitted content is automatically reviewed to identify and remove offensive or potentially offensive images or language. Students can flag content for review by teachers. ...
FirstRoot Debit Card FAQs
Do I have to "apply" for a Debit Card like a Credit Card or Bank Account? No, you do not. FirstRoot debit cards are NOT ordinary debit cards like those issued for your personal bank account. Instead, FirstRoot debit cards are "Corporate Debit ...