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$500 Billion in School Funding Is Not Enough

Despite billions in funding, teachers and parents spend thousands yearly on school supplies. America’s 98,500 public schools receive $500 billion through federal, state and local funding. Still, most of the nation’s 3.5 million teachers spend their own mony on classroom supplies – a total of $1.6 billion. Parents also spend an average of $600-$1200 per […]