How much do teachers spend on supplies?
As a non-profit whose mission is to advance equity in education, AdoptAClassroom.org regularly surveys our teachers. One of the questions we ask often is how much do teachers spend on supplies for their students. Understanding classroom needs directly from teachers helps our community support where we can make the largest impact. Unfortunately, we discovered that […]
Five Teacher Appreciation Ideas That Don’t Cost a Dime
Teaching is one of the most important jobs that exists, and our nation’s PreK-12 teachers need support more than ever before. Donating to classrooms is just one great teacher appreciation idea, but we know there are lots of people who want to help who don’t have the financial means to donate. Here are five teacher […]
Natural Disaster Relief Needed for Schools
Natural Disaster Relief is needed for teachers and students now more than ever. COVID-19 hit schools and communities hard, and revitalization efforts are already impeded by a lack of funding. Distance learning costs drained teachers’ bank accounts and high-need students were left behind. Because of this, many schools are struggling to find a routine. Natural […]
Join Burlington to Support Teachers in Your Community and Nationwide. Your Help Is Needed Now More Than Ever.
We’re proud to kick-off our fourth year partnering with Burlington Stores in support of K-12 teachers in communities across the U.S. Now through September 7, Burlington customers are invited to donate at check-out at one of 730+ Burlington stores nationwide. All funds raised will support teachers and will benefit K-12 students, whether they are learning […]
Nominate a Michigan Teacher to Win $500
Now more than ever, teachers deserve our help. That’s why Kleenex® and Meijer have teamed up with AdoptAClassroom.org to reward 50 outstanding teachers in Meijer’s home state of Michigan each with a $500 Meijer gift card for their school supply needs, whether they are teaching in the classroom or from home. Now through August 31st, […]
AdoptAClassroom.org’s Dedication to Racial Equity
In the weeks following the killing of George Floyd by police, right here in our hometown of Minneapolis, protests have rippled across the country demanding change to end pervasive and systemic racial injustice in our country. As we process our outrage, grief, and pain, the staff and board of AdoptAClassroom.org have been reflecting on what […]
Keeping Learning Safe During the COVID-19 Pandemic
The COVID-19 pandemic isn’t over yet, and teachers need supplies to keep learning safe. Find out how to help.
VTech and LeapFrog are Helping Students #LearnThroughThis
Our friends at VTech and LeapFrog® have always supported parents and teachers with the resources they need to keep kids busy and learning while at home. Now they launched the #LearnThroughThis campaign, to provide free online educational activities, expert advice, and more, so learning doesn’t stop. As part of the initiative, VTech is donating to […]
Annual Report 2019: Shining a Light on High-Needs Education
Since we began compiling our Annual Report in late 2019, the entire world has changed. As schools transition to distance learning, our nation’s teachers are being asked to do more than ever before. High-needs schools are facing overwhelming challenges to help their students access education from home. Much remains uncertain for the education of our […]