Teachers are paying it forward on Twitter by buying one another’s classroom wishlist items to #ClearTheList. Many have never met one another, but they share the common experience of spending their own money on their students. 96% of teachers spend their own money on classroom supplies. Did you know that you can use AdoptAClassroom.org to […]
La Tierra Community School in Prescott, AZ, is an elementary charter school with about 130 students. Even though the school population is small, their needs are great. La Tierra has a high portion of low-income students, and about 65% are eligible for free or reduced-price lunch. You can view their school’s fundraising page by clicking […]
Inclusive Classroom Fund donors joined forces this year to make a huge impact in advancing classroom equity. 26 teachers and principals received funding to cultivate equity in their schools.
This is the third year Burlington Stores has partnered with AdoptAClassroom.org to ensure our nation’s children have access to the school supplies they need to succeed. Over the past two years, our GOLD Halo award-winning campaign raised more than $3.5 million. But our work is not yet done. And Burlington has raised the ante. This […]
Teaching is the most important job that exists, but teachers aren’t always treated like it. In fact, many of these professionals can relate more to college students than they can to their college-educated peers. Don’t believe us? Based on conversations we’ve had with teachers across the country, we know most can relate to at least […]
We asked teachers on social media to share 2018/2019 school year classroom observations that made them feel hopeful about the future. Teachers across the country told us some amazing stories about their students, and we’re highlighting a few of them to help others feel just as hopeful. Here are five stories that made our day: […]
These days, no one is surprised to hear that teachers spend their own money on classroom supplies. During the 2018/2019 school year, U.S. teachers were in the national spotlight, going on strike in record numbers to advocate for education reform, including higher wages and smaller class sizes. A 2018 AdoptAClassroom.org survey found that 96 percent […]