3 Ways to Maximize Your Classroom Budget


As budgets keep shrinking and class sizes continue to increase, teachers find themselves paying for school supplies out of their own pockets. In “The 2010 NSSEA Retail Market Awareness Study,” it was revealed that teachers spend an average of $356 of their own money on teaching materials per year, and the expectation of teachers to do more with less isn’t going away.

While the ideal solution to this predicament is more public funding, here are some ideas to increase your budget and stretch precious pennies in the meanwhile.