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Teachers, What Do You Spend On School Supplies?

(Jonathan Garcia/Flickr)
(Jonathan Garcia/Flickr)
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The average U.S. teacher spends about $500 a year on school supplies for his or her classroom, according to a 2013 Horace Mann survey.

If you’re a teacher, we’d love to know how much you spend, and what you buy.

If you’re a parent, please tell us what your child’s teacher buys for the classroom and what you supply yourself.

And for everyone: Do you think this is the best way to handle the purchase of necessary supplies? What would you change if you could?

Share your stories about school supplies – and pictures, if you have them! – with us in the comments, via email here, or on Facebook or Twitter.

Louise Kennedy Twitter Contributor
Louise Kennedy previously worked with The ARTery and as editor of Edify.

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