Monday, February 14, 2011

classroom support

Did you know...
  • 79: Percent of teachers who say their classrooms lack essential items such as paper and art supplies
  • 97: Percent of teachers who say they've spent their own money on supplies for their classrooms.
  • $623: Amount of his or her own money that the average teacher spends each year on supplies.
  • 13: Percent of teachers who say they spend more than $1,500 a year on supplies.
  • $250: Maximum federal income tax deduction available to teachers who spend their own money on their classrooms. No matter how much we spend!
  • $4 billion: Estimated total annual amount that teachers spend on school supplies.
  • 28: Percent of teachers who say their families have had to "sacrifice extra luxuries" because of money they'd spent on their classrooms. source

About a month ago I set up a project on in hopes of getting donors to support my classroom in getting a class set of the book The Giver. I am almost half way there! Can you help?

Check out my project!

Any little bit helps!

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