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In June, the National School Supply and Equipment Association (NSSEA) published their annual study about teachers’ out-of-pocket spending, and the results may shock some.
The study found that, on average, teachers spent $485 from their own pockets on basic school supplies throughout the last school year.
It is estimated that, as a whole, public school educators spent $1.6 billion on educational materials and supplies for their classrooms. This number comes