Cooperative Purchasing: Strength in Numbers

Cooperative Purchasing: Strength in Numbers

Purchasing cooperatives help schools and universities save money on equipment and services, but administrators must be diligent about choosing the right ones.

Education budgets typically have little cushion, and administrators have to be savvy and creative about finding ways to stretch dollars. So it’s no surprise that thousands of school districts and higher-education institutions take part in purchasing cooperatives.

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