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Commercial Alert to Two New Jersey School Districts: Don't Allow Ads on School Buses
Robert Weissman and Elizabeth Ben-Ishai | October 10th, 2012

Commercial Alert to Anne Arundel Schools: Advertising in Schools is the Wrong Way to Raise Revenue
Robert Weissman and Elizabeth Ben-Ishai | August 1st, 2012

Commercial Alert to Poway, Calif., Schools: Advertising in Schools is the Wrong Way to Raise Revenue
Robert Weissman and Elizabeth Ben-Ishai | May 14th, 2012

Commercial Alert to Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools: Don't Allow Advertising on School Sites
Robert Weissman and Elizabeth Ben-Ishai | March 27th, 2012

Commercial Alert to California Senate: School Bus Advertising Is the Wrong Way to Raise Revenue
Robert Weissman and Elizabeth Ben-Ishai | March 1st, 2012

Commercial Alert to Parkland Schools: School Bus Advertising Is the Wrong Way to Raise Revenue
Robert Weissman and Elizabeth Ben-Ishai | February 28th, 2012

Report: Cash-Strapped Schools Raise Only Minimal Revenues Through In-School Advertising
Elizabeth Ben-Ishai | February 2nd, 2012

Commercial Alert to Kentucky Senate: School Bus Advertising Is the Wrong Way to Raise Revenue
Robert Weissman and Elizabeth Ben-Ishai | January 31st, 2012

Don't Allow Commercial Advertising in Schools, Commercial Alert Urges Rochester Public School Board
Robert Weissman and Elizabeth Ben-Ishai | December 19th, 2011

Don't Allow Commercial Advertising in Schools, Commercial Alert Urges Flagler County Schools
Robert Weissman and Elizabeth Ben-Ishai | December 7th, 2011

Commercial Alert Urges Lodi Unified School District not to Allow Commercial Advertising in Schools
Robert Weissman and Elizabeth Ben-Ishai | December 5th, 2011

Don't Allow Commercial Advertising in Schools, Commercial Alert Urges Douglas County School System
Robert Weissman and Elizabeth Ben-Ishai | November 17th, 2011

Don't Increase Commercial Advertising in Schools, Commercial Alert tells Miami-Dade School District
Robert Weissman and Elizabeth Ben-Ishai | November 14th, 2011

Commercial Alert Urges Broward County School District not to Proceed with Advertising Plans
Robert Weissman and Elizabeth Ben-Ishai | November 14th, 2011

Reject Dept. of Education’s School Advertising Plans, Commercial Alert tells Hawaii School Board
Robert Weissman and Elizabeth Ben-Ishai | November 14th, 2011

Commercial Alert Urges Upper Moreland School Board to Reconsider Selling Naming Rights
Robert Weissman and Elizabeth Ben-Ishai | November 14th, 2011

Today’s House Hearing on Private Sector Involvement in Schools is a Whitewash
Gary Ruskin | June 28th, 2005

Does the US Chamber of Commerce Support Any Limits on Huckstering to Kids in School?
Gary Ruskin | May 20th, 2004

Does the US Chamber of Commerce Support Any Limits on Huckstering to Kids in School?
Gary Ruskin | May 20th, 2004

GAO Report Shows Most Kids Not Protected from Ads in Schools
Gary Ruskin | September 14th, 2001

GAO Report Shows Most Kids Not Protected from Ads in Schools
Gary Ruskin | September 14th, 2001

Commercial Alert Urges Parents to Fight Market Spies in Schools
Gary Ruskin | August 11th, 2001

Commercial Alert Urges Parents to Fight Market Spies in Schools
Gary Ruskin | August 11th, 2001

Groups Question Education Nominee's Record on School Commercialism
Gary Ruskin and Jim Metrock | January 9th, 2001

Groups Question Education Nominee's Record on School Commercialism
Gary Ruskin and Jim Metrock | January 9th, 2001


Let's Keep Advertising -- and Market Research -- Out of the Classroom
Gary Ruskin | April 18th, 2000

Let's Keep Advertising -- and Market Research -- Out of the Classroom
Gary Ruskin | April 18th, 2000

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School bus advertisements in New Jersey: School districts taking it slow
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Nashua schools add electronic ads to stadium
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Two districts to consider ads on buses
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More districts eye school bus ads
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Nashua Considers Ads At School Stadium
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School Bus Advertisements in Jordan
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Tight school budget: Verona superintendent considers advertising to bring in cash
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Our View: Naming rights good way to support school sports
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Bus advertising program gaining traction
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Glenbard scoreboards to carry advertising
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School ads debate reveals issues
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Ads coming to Glenbard scoreboards
Christopher Placek | Daily Herald | September 12th, 2012

Advertising policy advances in North Penn
Linda Stein | The Reporter | September 12th, 2012

District revising policy on advertisements
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Pleasant Grove allows schools to sell advertising space
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Silver Lake High School could offer a smart phone app
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Billboards offer could earn Portage schools $1.7 million over 20 years
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Seattle school calendar includes hidden message
CHRIS DANIELS | KING 5 News | September 7th, 2012

Firm links schools, Web advertisers
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Firm delivers on web ads promise
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Schools hoping to boost ad revenue
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Naming rights trickle down to high school level
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Local school districts hoping to sell school bus advertisements
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Orange board debates how to share naming-rights money
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Bloomingdale's BOE discusses law that allows advertisements on school buses
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Companies' ads in schools help raise cash
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Nashua School District eyeing $100K in revenue from Stellos Stadium ads
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North Kitsap School District to look at advertising to supplement budget
Angela Dice | Kitsap Sun | August 27th, 2012

Giving Little Virginia Something to Sing About
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Exeter schools to allow ads in athletic facilities
Becca Y. Gregg | Reading Eagle | August 22nd, 2012

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Our View: Schools should consider trade-offs on ads
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Bloomingdale Considers Selling Ads on School Buses
Ariana Cohn-Sheehan | Tri-Boro Patch | August 15th, 2012

A possible change in looks for school buses
Kristina Scala | South Jersey Sun News | August 13th, 2012

Merrill School District rejects Skyward's website proposal
Keith Uhlig | Wausau Daily Herald | August 10th, 2012

Advertising sparks Dallas schools debate
SARAH HITE | timesleader.com | August 7th, 2012

West Shore School District looking to make money through advertising
Erica Moffitt | CBS 21 News | August 7th, 2012

Ignoring commercials won't make them go away, or even keep them from being seen
Joey Kennedy | al.com | August 7th, 2012

Marketing to kids could raise revenue
Rob McKenzie | Pocono Record | August 6th, 2012

Lake Nona High to sell naming rights to stadium for $100,000
Lauren Roth | Orlando Sentinel | July 31st, 2012

Easton Area School District considering selling advertising at Cottingham Stadium
Peter Panepinto | The Express-Times | July 30th, 2012

Anne Arundel schools looking for corporate sponsors
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Seattle School Board votes to allow ads at stadiums, on calendars
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Newton urged to seek bids for naming rights campaign
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Fenton High School looking at boosting corporate sponsorship of athletics
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Twin Rivers Looking To Advertise At School Sites
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Ads on buses to earn money
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Advertising in schools becoming more common
Trevor Hughes | USAToday | June 4th, 2012

Maryville Schools suspends stadium advertising plans
Matthew Stewart | The Daily Times | May 22nd, 2012

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Spotlight on name campaign
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Poway Schools Foundation Considering Corporate Sponsorships
Kyla Calvert | KPBS | May 16th, 2012

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Brian M. Rosenthal | Seattle Times | May 16th, 2012

Mo. Senate panel stops bill that would have allowed advertisements on school buses
Associated Press | The Republic | May 16th, 2012

Committee recommends allowing corporate naming rights at New Trier
John Hutson | Trib Local | May 14th, 2012

Advertisements in schools could save music, art classes
Jerry Hume | 13 News | May 14th, 2012

PUSD Foundation pushes corporate sponsorship in schools
Emily Sorenson | Pomerado News | May 9th, 2012

Stroudsburg and School Advertising Possibilities
Advertisement Journal | May 9th, 2012

School board supports hearing for in-school ads
Mackenzie Ryan | Florida Today | May 9th, 2012

St. Francis School District Reevaluates Ad Program
Jennie Olson | KSTP TV | May 8th, 2012

Stroudsburg considers advertising inside school buses
Christina Tatu | Pocono Record | May 8th, 2012

Bus advertising not best option for funding schools
Kevin Wilson | The Joplin Globe | May 7th, 2012

Naming rights campaign sparks series of questions
Deirdre Fernandes | Boston Globe | May 7th, 2012

Dade Schools Adopting New Business Models
Cynthia Demos | CBS Miami | May 2nd, 2012

Naming could be cash cow
Deirdre Fernandes | Boston.com | April 30th, 2012

Missouri Bill to Allow School Bus Ads Amended to Include Seat-Belt Mandate
Michelle Fisher | School Transportation News | April 25th, 2012

Jordan School District unveils buses with ads
Benjamin Wood | KSL.com | April 25th, 2012

Mat-Ab looks at in-school ads as revenue source
NICOLE ANTONUCCI | Independent | April 25th, 2012

More Colorado districts on board with school-bus ads
Yesenia Robles | The Denver Post | April 18th, 2012

School bus advertising posed by Lamar legislator
Kelsey Ryan | The Joplin Globe | April 18th, 2012

School district's ad plan stymied
Kate Wilcox | Reading Eagle | April 18th, 2012

Committee recommends allowing ads in North Penn schools
LINDA STEIN | Montgomery News | April 18th, 2012

St. Paul school board allows more advertising in buildings, on website
Mila Koumpilova | TwinCities.com | April 18th, 2012

School board to put advertisements in Seminole County schools
WFTV | April 13th, 2012

Some schools look to advertising to supplement revenue
WGAL | April 13th, 2012

North Penn School District uses instant polling via text
LINDA STEIN | The Reporter | April 12th, 2012

Seminole schools to sell ads, sponsorships to raise money
Dave Weber | Orlando Sentinel | April 11th, 2012

WSFCS Wants To Allow Advertising In Schools To Generate Money
Faith Abubey | WFMY News 2 | April 11th, 2012

Missouri House passes school bus ad bill
Elizabeth Crisp | STLToday | April 5th, 2012

Cheltenham considers advertising in schools
Caitlin Burns | Montgomery Media | April 2nd, 2012

Ads on buses, buildings boost revenue for cash-strapped Dallas-area schools
Jessica Meyers | Dallas Morning News | April 2nd, 2012

Phoenixville Area School District explores advertising opportunities
Frank Otto | The Mercury | March 30th, 2012

Irving ISD Wooing Corporate Advertisers For Schools
CBS | March 29th, 2012

Bowie Co. schools get on board with school bus ads
Carolyn Roy | KSLA | March 29th, 2012

WSFCS Considering Allowing Ads On Building, Walls To Generate Money
digtriad.com | March 28th, 2012

Forsyth County schools may look to advertisers for funding help
TRAVIS FAIN | Winston-Salem Journal | March 19th, 2012

Glenbrook District 225 eyes stadium ads as revenue source
Todd Shields | Glenview Announcements | March 14th, 2012

Naming Rights to High School Field May Be Sold
Ariana Cohn-Sheehan | Montville Patch | March 14th, 2012

Bethlehem schools may sell ads on district property
Steve Esack | The Morning Call | March 14th, 2012

CMT is latest to seek naming rights deal at McGavock High
Julie Hubbard | The Tennessean | March 13th, 2012

Marketing and advertising that respects children's rights
Guy Shrubsole | The Guardian | March 12th, 2012

West Milford school district revives advertising discussion
DAVID M. ZIMMER | North Jersey.com | March 8th, 2012

Junk food ads prevalent in Maine high schools despite ban, study finds
Jackie Farwell | Bangor Daily News | March 7th, 2012

SD2 board talks signage policy and superintendent search
Rob Rodgers | Billings Gazette | March 6th, 2012

School buses will become rolling billboards
Shirley Jinkins | Colleyville Courier | March 6th, 2012

Upper Moreland School Board approves advertising in buses
Mark D. Marotta | Montgomery Media | March 5th, 2012

Coke-built playgrounds stirs obesity debate
Julie Deardorff and Chicago Tribune | Washington Post | March 5th, 2012

Across the country, school advertising seen to boost education budget - but at what cost?
Nina Terrero | NBC Latino | March 2nd, 2012

Maryville Schools: Synthetic turf ‘makes a whole lot of sense’
Matthew Stewart | The Daily Times | March 2nd, 2012

School bus advertising measure clears House
Ashley A. Smith and Dayna Harpster | News-press.com | March 1st, 2012

GOP Senate leader proposes funding fix: School-bus advertising
Michael J. Mishak | Los Angeles Times | March 1st, 2012

Let's resist urge to sell out school buses, nature trails for cash
Beth Kassab | Orlando Sentinel | February 28th, 2012

Your Name Here: Little Silver Schools Look to Sell Space to Advertisers
Amy Byrnes | Little Silver-Oceanport Patch | February 28th, 2012

Springfield School Board discusses policy on naming district assets
Susan L. Serbin | Delaware News Network | February 28th, 2012

Manatee district ponders creative ideas for revenue generation
CHRISTINE HAWES | Bradenton Herald | February 27th, 2012

California measure would allow ads on public school buses
Jim Sanders | Capitol Alert | February 27th, 2012

Upper Moreland School Board considers advertising in buses
Mark D. Marotta | Montgomery News | February 24th, 2012

WCASD Discusses Advertising
Jake Speicher | West Chester Patch | February 22nd, 2012

District approves ads for school bus interior
Emily Thiel | WFMZ News | February 22nd, 2012

Chicago School Draws Scrutiny Over Student Fines For Disciplinary Infrac
TAMMY WEBBER | Huffington Post | February 21st, 2012

How Far Should School Facility Advertising Go in Brick?
Daniel Nee | Brick Patch | February 21st, 2012

New Guidelines Planned on School Vending Machines
RON NIXON | The New York Times | February 21st, 2012

West York schools might partner in advertising
WENDY L. GARMAN | The York Dispatch | February 20th, 2012

Athletic programs eye new options for ad space
Eric Stock | WJBC | February 20th, 2012

Seeking Money, Texas Schools Turn to Advertisements
Morgan Smith | The New York Times | February 17th, 2012

Jordan School District moves closer to selling school bus ads
Rosemary Winters | The Salt Lake Tribune | February 16th, 2012

Ads could help fund new artificial turf fields at Glenbrook schools
Jeff Danna | TribLocal | February 10th, 2012

Your High School's Football Field Just Became Ad Space
Bob Cook | Forbes | February 10th, 2012

Dearborn Schools Evaluate District Advertising Policy
Molly Tippen | Dearborn Patch | February 7th, 2012

Parents, educators at odds over school bus ads
Jason Hibbs | Local WPSD | February 7th, 2012

Manatee school board to explore corporate sponsors
CHRISTINE HAWES | Bradenton Herald | February 7th, 2012

Is advertising coming to Philly school buses?
John Rawlins | 6abc.com | February 3rd, 2012

Lawmakers may approve advertising on school buses
WFTV | February 2nd, 2012

Advertising inches forward in Dearborn Schools
Katie Hetrick | Press & Guide | January 31st, 2012

Kaneland schools to consider stadium advertising banners as revenue source
Linda Girardi | The Beacon-News | January 30th, 2012

Phillipsburg School District to display corporate advertisements in schools
David Foster | Lehigh Valley Live | January 24th, 2012

Junk food in schools gets weighty reprieve
Bruce Bower | Science News | January 23rd, 2012

New Trier to discuss naming rights, advertising
John P. Huston | Trib Local | January 19th, 2012

Mendon, Upton look into ads to help budget woes Read more: Mendon, Upton look into ads to help budg
Morgan Rousseau | WickedLocal.com | December 21st, 2011

Palm Beach County schools may sell ads for revenue
Marc Freeman | Orlando Sentinel | December 19th, 2011

School board loosens the reins on advertising
Matthew Stolle | December 14th, 2011

Junk food may be returning to school vending machines in Seattle
Brian M. Rosenthal | Seattle Times | December 12th, 2011

School Board to Consider Corporate Advertising in Schools
Stan Zimmerman | Bradenton Patch | December 12th, 2011

Students sell bus ads to fund classroom technology
Jennifer Eastot | The Tennessean | December 9th, 2011

Task Force Presents Findings
Jake Speicher | West Chester Patch | December 8th, 2011

LCUSD board approves naming policy for school facilities based on financial gifts
Megan O’Neil | La Cañada Valley Sun | December 8th, 2011

Keep permanance, dignity with naming schools
Editorial | Austin Post-Bulletin | December 8th, 2011

Flagler weighs ad sales on district website, fields to recoup school funding
Annie Martin | The Dayton Beach News-Journal | December 7th, 2011

Flagler school officials may seek help from ad sales
ANNIE MARTIN | The Dayton Beach News-Journal | December 5th, 2011

South Redford district considers advertising partnership
Larry Ruehlen | Observer and Eccentric | December 5th, 2011

I’m fed up with this kind of school ‘funding’
ESTHER J. CEPEDA | Holland Sentinel | December 5th, 2011

The NEW three "R's" - reading, writing and ad revenues
The Big Picture with Thom Hartmann | December 5th, 2011

Bill Allowing School Bus Advertising Will Be Reintroduced
Mark Schieldrop | Cranston Patch | December 2nd, 2011

Should schools, cities and landmarks be selling ad space?
Patt Morrison Show | KPCC | December 2nd, 2011

Brooklyn School Is Contest Finalist, But Experts Question Corporate Motives
Lindsey Christ | NY1 | December 2nd, 2011

Revere school board approves contract for website ads
Kathleen Folkerth | Akron.com | December 2nd, 2011

St. Mary’s high schools may allow advertising signs on athletic fields
JESSE YEATMAN | South Maryland News Online | December 1st, 2011

City Supports Selling Ads on School Buses
Mark Schieldrop | Cranston Patch | November 29th, 2011

Ga. school district looks at ads to make money
DORIE TURNER | Atlanta Journal-Constitution | November 28th, 2011

Get Schooled: Should schools sell advertising space and sponsorships to raise money?
Maureen Downey | AJC Get Schooled Blog | November 28th, 2011

Consumer group criticizes Miami-Dade advertising plan for schools
Laura Isensee | Miami Herald | November 28th, 2011

Board to Consider Advertising at Basilone Field
Mike Deak | Bridgewater Patch | November 18th, 2011

Safeway Gobbles Naming Rights to Turkey Bowl
Dave McKenna | Washington City Paper | November 17th, 2011

Scoreboard gives Tigard High School a way to make money
Geoff Pursinger | The Tigard Times | November 17th, 2011

Is school districts giving property naming rights to businesses a new trend?
Jenni Joyce | CBS21 News | November 17th, 2011

Ads look good to Lodi Unified
Keith Reid | Recordnet.com | November 16th, 2011

Troy looks into alternative funding sources
ERIC HRIN | thedailyreview.com | November 16th, 2011

Advertisements on report cards? Unfortunately, yes
Valerie Strauss | Washington Post | November 15th, 2011

Australia: State schools aim at quick buck by slipping advertising leaflets to students
Kathleen Donaghey | The Sunday Mail | November 14th, 2011

District to place ad on report cards
Lori Obert | 9news | November 14th, 2011

Fate Of Scoreboard And Other Schools Ads Unclear
Ellyn Santiago | Stonington-Mystic Patch Bree Shirvell | November 14th, 2011

Advertising sales, online programs underway for schools
Rich Hanner | Lodi News-Sentinel | November 11th, 2011

Douglas Schools Eyeing Advertising, Sponsorships
Ethan Fowler | Powder Springs-Lithia Springs Patch | November 9th, 2011

Schools could begin putting ads on their websites
MARK RANZENBERGER | Morning Sun | November 9th, 2011

Schools no place for product placement
Editorial | Honolulu Star Advertiser | November 8th, 2011

Corporate sponsorship in schools can harm students, experts say
Joanna Lin | California Watch | November 8th, 2011

The Educational Cost of Schoolhouse Commercialism
Alex Molnar, Faith Boninger, Joseph Fogarty | National Education Policy Center | November 7th, 2011

Superintendent's View: Funding Extracurricular Activities
Chris Belcher | Columbia Business Times | November 3rd, 2011

Cash-strapped schools look to fund arts programs through online competitions
DIANE D’AMICO | Press of Atlantic City | November 3rd, 2011

Ads in Rochester schools would be a disservice to our children
Paul Scott | Post Bulletin | November 2nd, 2011

Officials talking about in-school advertising
Jennifer Hetrick | readingeagle.com | November 2nd, 2011

Flagler officials ponder selling ads on school property
Annie Sims | The Dayton Beach News-Journal | November 1st, 2011

Rock Hill schools find moneymakers
MELISSA CHERRY | Herald Online | October 31st, 2011

Ads could give schools needed revenue
Editorial | Post Bulletin | October 28th, 2011

District Selling In-School and Online Ad Space
Deena DiBacco | Collingswood Patch | October 27th, 2011

In High Schools, a Critical Lens on Food
HANNAH WALLACE | The New York Times | October 27th, 2011

School district to sell naming rights
Megan O'Neil | La Canada Valley Sun | October 27th, 2011

Barbara Clark: Advertising isn't answer to budget woes
Barbara Clark | RGJ.com | October 26th, 2011

Tight budgets make advertising sales a more tempting option for schools
Helmut Schmidt | Inforum | October 24th, 2011

Utah school district first to sell bus ads
JOSH LOFTIN | The Washington Examiner | October 24th, 2011

Slippery slope
Editorial | Miami Herald | October 21st, 2011

Parkland Considers Placing Ads Inside School Buses
Mary Ellen Alu | Upper Macungie Patch | October 21st, 2011

Miami-Dade school district close to major advertising program
LAURA ISENSEE | Miami Herald | October 20th, 2011

To balance budgets, schools allow ads
Dan Hardy | Philadelphia Inquirer | October 17th, 2011

Metro gyms, fields may see commercial ads
Julie Hubbard | The Tennessean | October 14th, 2011

Glenbard Dist. 87 considers ads on high school scoreboards
Christopher Placek | Daily Herald | October 13th, 2011

School Districts Across the Southeast US Region Look to School Sports Media, LLC to Save High School
MarketWatch | October 12th, 2011

Washoe schools vote to seek proposals for advertising revenue
Michael Martinez | RGJ.com | October 12th, 2011

Your (Corporate) Name Goes Here: School Board Sell Outs are on the Rise
Elizabeth Ben-Ishai, Commercial Alert | Citizen Vox Blog | October 7th, 2011

Paid Advertisements Coming To School Web Sites
George Morse | EastBayRI.com | October 7th, 2011

Centennial says 'No' to ads in schools
Nicholas Backus | Quad Community Press | October 3rd, 2011

When Free Trips Overlap With Commercial Purposes
The New York Times | September 19th, 2011

Advertising Creeps Into Cash-Strapped Schools
Education Week | September 12th, 2011

Toronto considers ads in more schools
Toronto Sun | March 9th, 2011

Sugar, Fat Face Expulsion
The Boston Globe | February 11th, 2011

Ads appear on school websites
Jeff Martin | USA Today | March 18th, 2010

Southwest High to Add Oil and Gas Industry Program
Eva-Marie Ayala | Fort Worth Star-Telegram | August 17th, 2009

Your Name Here: Springfield School Auctions Naming Rights for Football Field
Erin Eileen O'Neill | The Star-Ledger | July 15th, 2009

Your Company's Name Here...
Chris Moran | San Diego Union-Tribune | June 24th, 2009

Zionsville Close to Selling Naming Rights for New Stadium
Mark Ambrogi | Zionsville Star | June 18th, 2009

McDonald's Makes Major Move into School Education with Free Online Maths Program
Bruce McDougall | The Daily Telegraph (Australia) | March 20th, 2009

Money-Hungry Schools Getting Down to Business
Michael Birnbaum | The Washington Post | March 13th, 2009

Sun Prairie School District Sells Naming Rights to Baseball Field
Gena Kittner | Wisconsin State Journal | March 10th, 2009

School Districts Should Pull Plug on BusRadio
Editorial | The Denver Post | March 8th, 2009

School BusRadio Gets Mixed Signals
Carlos Illescas | The Denver Post | March 5th, 2009

Tacoma Schools Naming Rights Policy on Hold
Kris Sherman | The News Tribune | February 20th, 2009

Tacoma Schools Consider Sale of Naming Rights
Kris Sherman | The News Tribune | February 15th, 2009

Zionsville Schools May Sell Stadium Naming Rights
Katie Merlie | Indianapolis Star | February 11th, 2009

St. Louis School Districts Grapple with the Ethics of Naming Rights
Valerie Schremp Hahn | St. Louis Post-Dispatch | January 25th, 2009

Legislation Would Turn New Jersey School Buses into Billboards
Derek Harper | PressofAtlanticCity.com | December 15th, 2008

Mead's Branded Video Game Attracts 10 Million Players
Laurie Sullivan | Online Media Daily | December 15th, 2008

Montgomery Schools Cancel Service
Daniel de Vise | The Washington Post | December 12th, 2008

School Bus Radio Service No Music to Some Parents' Ears
Daniel de Vise | The Washington Post | December 11th, 2008

Ads on Tests Add Up for Teacher
Greg Toppo and Janet Kornblum | USA Today | December 2nd, 2008

Funds Sliced, Teacher Sells Ads on Tests
Linda Lou | San Diego Union-Tribune | November 22nd, 2008

Sun Prairie To Consider Selling Naming Rights To School Facilities
Angela Bettis | Channel 3000 (WI) | October 1st, 2008

Today’s Lesson: Selling Teenagers on Benefits of Milk
Stuart Elliot | The New York Times | September 25th, 2008

School Children Thrown Overboard into Commercial Sea
Press Release | Arizona State University | September 22nd, 2008

Strapped for Cash, Schools Eye Bus Ads
Emily Bryson York | Advertising Age | September 15th, 2008

SC Board of Education Bans School Bus Ads
Robert Kittle | News Channel 7 (South Carolina) | September 10th, 2008

Schools Seek Ads for Sports
Russell Contreras | The Boston Globe | July 31st, 2008

Carvel, Kraft Join Youth Soccer Tour
Richard Tedesco | PROMO Magazine | July 28th, 2008

Survey Reveals Moms Wary of Ads Aimed at Kids
Beth Snyder Bulik | Advertising Age | June 25th, 2008

Schools Consider Deal With Coke
Darren Bernhardt | The StarPhoenix (Canada) | June 10th, 2008

Beyond The Bake Sale: School Fundraisers Raising Their Sights
Daniela Altimari | Hartford Courant | June 9th, 2008

Hamburg Offering Naming Rights
Michelle Park | Reading Eagle | May 21st, 2008

Gift to School Forces Debate Over Naming Rights Sales
Doug Belden | TwinCities.com | April 28th, 2008

Build-A-Bear Promotes Site on 120 Million Milk Cartons
Amy Johannes | Promo | March 14th, 2008

Local High School Football Stadiums Sell Naming Rights
WTHR Eyewitness Sports | March 12th, 2008

High Schools Add Classes Scripted By Corporations
Anne Marie Chaker | The Wall Street Journal | March 6th, 2008

Dade Schools Eye Advertising Revenue
Kathleen McGrory | Miami Herald | February 11th, 2008

An Ad School Grows in Brooklyn
Andrew McMains | AdWeek | February 8th, 2008

Exploitation in the playground
Michael D. Reid | Victoria Times Colonist | November 19th, 2007

Science a la Joe Camel
Laurie David | Washington Post | November 26th, 2006

Clearasil Marches Into Middle-School Classes
Jack Neff | Advertising Age | November 13th, 2006

School Board Set to Expel Corporate Logos
Jonathan Woodward | Toronto Globe and Mail | November 5th, 2005

Getting a Foot in the School Door
Matea Gold | Los Angeles Times | July 31st, 2005

Sex Ed, Provided By Old Spice
Marek Fuchs | The New York Times | May 29th, 2005

Chicago Schools to Ban Soda, Candy
Reuters | April 21st, 2004

Maine Students to Lose Candy, Soda Machines
Tom Bell | Portland Press Herald | December 12th, 2003

State Becomes Sour on Sweets in School; Policy Aims to Reduce Student Obesity
Jeffrey Gilbert and Ruth Rendon | Houston Chronicle | August 6th, 2003

Advocates Push for More Healthy Foods in Schools
Susan Snyder | Philadelphia Inquirer | July 10th, 2003

New York City Cuts Back Fat and Sweets in School Meals
Abby Goodnough | The New York Times | June 24th, 2003

S.F. Schools Join War on Obesity, Ban Junk Food; Soda, Candy to be Banished -- But Only from Cafeterias
Ray Delgado | San Francisco Chronicle | January 15th, 2003

Schools to End Soda Sales; L.A. Unified: The Soft Drinks Won't be Allowed on Campuses Starting in 2004.
Erika Hayasaki | Los Angeles Times | August 28th, 2002

TEA Slaps Lid on School Junk Foods; New Guidelines are Instituted to Combat Child Obesity
Lucy Hood | San Antonio Express-News | May 2nd, 2002

Oakland Schools Ban Vending Machine Food
Kim Severson | San Francisco Chronicle | January 16th, 2002

Advertising to be Curbed in Schools; Policy Will Phase Out Channel One, Commercial Logos
Gregory Roberts | Seattle Post-Intelligencer | November 22nd, 2001

California Legislators Ban Sale of Junk Food in Elementary, Middle Schools
Bradley Weaver | North County Times | November 6th, 2001

E-Commerce (A Special Report): The Business --- Expelled! The future of e-commerce will no doubt be littered with failed education companies
Rob Eure | Wall Street Journal | March 12th, 2001

External Links

The Commercialism in Education Research Unit

California Project Lean's "Captive Kids: Selling Obesity at Schools"
An ACTION GUIDE to Stop the Marketing of Unhealthy Foods and Beverages in School

Kids and Advertising
A comprehensive website on advertising aimed at children.

Invasion of the Classroom; How Corporations Buy Access to Children: An Interview with Alex Molnar
Derrick Jensen | The Sun Magazine |

Milwaukee Principles for Corporate Involvement in the Schools

Commercialism is Rampant in the Schools
Phyllis Schlafly |

Commercial Activities in Schools
U.S. Government Accounting Office |

Captive Kids: A Report on Commercial Pressures on Kids in School
Consumers Union |

Rethinking School Lunch
Center for Ecoliteracy |

Commercialism in Classrooms
Carden Johnston, MD | Pediatrics |

Foods Sold in Competition with USDA School Meal Programs: A Report to Congress
U.S. Department of Agriculture | January 12, 2001