AAC Teams Up with Stage Stores for a #StyleShowdown

This Back-to-School season, support teachers when you vote on your favorite look in the Stage Stores Facebook #StyleShowdown.

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Running your first classroom: Advice from last year’s rookies

Forty to fifty percent of new teachers leave within their first five years on the job. Why? Because teaching is hard. More is expected of teachers than they could comprehend before starting the job. Teachers are lesson-planners, disciplinarians, fundraisers, administrators, emotional-support systems, and more.

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#RAISEAHAND for Teachers with thredUP

Did you know that seven out of 10 teachers purchase apparel items like jackets, socks, and shoes for their students? Proper school clothing for students is more important than you might think. 85% of teachers we surveyed said that students lack confidence when they come to class without the proper clothing or supplies.

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Thank you ACE!

We’re overwhelmed with excitement and gratitude here at AdoptAClassroom.org! This May ACE Cash Express raised $138,000 for teachers with their Give A Little Campaign.

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#BICFightForYourWrite

We at AdoptAClassroom.org are excited for another year teaming up with BIC’s Fight for Your Write campaign! Together, we are working to save handwriting as a critical learning tool for children. But we think typing about it would be a little hypocritical…So instead we got some of our team members to practice their handwriting by […]

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2nd Grade Teacher Creates a Family Base in her Classroom

“These kids are so excited about a book.” Heather Mitchell is a 2nd grade teacher at McKinley Elementary School in Erie, Pennsylvania. Her classroom is home to students from all over the world, and many are English Language Learners. Often their home lives are difficult, some without parents there to raise them. For that reason, […]

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Featured Donor Story: Believing in Public Education Means Taking Action for Michael Ellegood

Michael Ellegood is concerned about the state of education in his city. When a vote to give the local school system more money failed, it upset him. “We are taking kids that are our future and we are denying them their future,” he said. “I want to do something so that people in our community […]

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How To Be a Classroom Champion

We all need someone to lean on, and teachers are no exception. If you are frustrated that teachers are struggling to teach because of a lack of supplies, you can do something about it. Become a Classroom Champion! Classroom Champions are often the key to a classroom adoption. When you help raise awareness about a […]

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Teacher Tip: Recruit a Classroom Champion to Help with Fundraising Needs

Fundraising! It’s why you got into teaching in the first place, right? Not so much. However, you know that a lot of your students don’t have access to the supplies they need for a variety of reasons. Fundraising has just become part of the job for many teachers. AdoptAClassroom.org helps you connect your classroom to […]

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