Maybe you should first discuss any contest like this with community and then come with a suitable idea.
Your willingness to invest on this is something valuable and should be used on a project that fits with WMF goals. Teles Em ter, 21 de nov de 2017 às 14:19, Tighe Flanagan <tflana...@wikimedia.org> escreveu: > To echo LiAnna and Wiki Education's take, the Wikimedia Foundation's > education team support activities that get students to contribute to > Wikimedia projects as part of their learning. While the contexts may vary > from country to country and classroom to classroom, the students contribute > according to Wikimedia project norms (neutrality, citations, etc). This > type of proposed assignment/competition seems out of scope and we could not > support it on our end either. > > Best, > Tighe > > -- > Tighe Flanagan > Senior Manager, Wikipedia Education Program > Wikimedia Foundation > tflana...@wikimedia.org > education.wikimedia.org > > On Tue, Nov 21, 2017 at 11:52 AM, LiAnna Davis <lia...@wikiedu.org> wrote: > > > On Tue, Nov 21, 2017 at 1:27 AM, James Salsman <jsals...@gmail.com> > wrote: > > > > > I offer $50 USD first prize and $25 for the runner-up for the best > > > twelve paragraph essay on the topic of whether college students are > > > likely to pay more in income taxes over their lifetime than the > > > present value of the entire amount of their college tuition, room, and > > > board expenses. > > > > > > This contest is open only to the top 50% of participants in the > > > Wikimedia Education Program or WikiEd Foundation's student editors. > > > > > > If there are any objections to this contest, please let me know. If > > > there are any reasons it shouldn't be communicated to the eligible, > > > please let me know. I ask both foundations to match my award, taking > > > the prizes to $150 and $75 if they agree. Thank you! > > > > > > > > > No. At the Wiki Education Foundation, we focus on teaching students to > > write neutral, fact-based encyclopedia articles instead of essays; our > > asking them to write essays would be counterproductive given the mission > of > > our program, our organization, and the Wikimedia movement. We will not > > support this effort, and ask that you do not reach out to them on your > own. > > > > LiAnna > > > > > > -- > > LiAnna Davis > > Director of Programs; Deputy Director > > Wiki Education > > www.wikiedu.org > > _______________________________________________ > > Education mailing list > > educat...@lists.wikimedia.org > > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/education > > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia-l > New messages to: Wikimediafirstname.lastname@example.org > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> -- Steward for Wikimedia projects. Administrator at Portuguese Wikipedia and Wikimedia Commons. Sent from mobile. Please, excuse my brevity. +55 (71) 99707 6409 _______________________________________________ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia-l New messages to: Wikimediaemail@example.com Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe>