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 […]
During this challenging time for educators and their students, AdoptAClassroom.org will share distance education tips and resources that we hear about that may be helpful for you. This is not advertising. We are not making money off of this, and we are not endorsing products, services, or companies. We are sharing things that might be […]
AdoptAClassroom.org awarded 20 high-needs teachers across the country with a $500 school supply grant. Teachers will use their grant to purchase school supplies and learning tools from the AdoptAClassroom.org Vendor Marketplace, whether they are teaching in the classroom or virtually from home. This round of grant funding will benefit nearly 500 students. In a typical […]
On October 7, VTech surprised 100 Pre-K teachers who work in high-needs schools across the country, with $250 each on AdoptAClassroom.org.
Burlington, a leading national off-price retailer, teamed up with AdoptAClassroom.org this back-to-school season for the fourth consecutive year to help our nation’s teachers, who need our support now more than ever before. Since 2017, our GOLD Halo award-winning partnership with Burlington has raised more than $5.5 million to support K-12 teachers and students nationwide. When […]
The abrupt nationwide shift to Distance Learning has underscored the effects of poverty on education. Educators were left scrambling, often with little or no budget, to acquire needed resources for virtual instruction. As a result, hundreds of students across the country have been left behind, many of whom were already facing obstacles, such as food […]
Updated 8/26/2021 Teachers and schools are doing amazing things right now to continue supporting their students during the Coronavirus pandemic. At AdoptAClassroom.org, we are committed to providing teachers and principals with what they need to reach their students. In this unprecedented time, we have been challenged to think of new ways we can support distance […]
As of spring 2021, teacher out-of-pocket spending on supplies increased to an average of $750 a year. Get the latest research from our 2021 survey here. In June 2020, AdoptAClassroom.org surveyed U.S. educators to find out how much PreK-12 teachers spend on school supplies in the era of distance learning. AdoptAClassroom.org received 3,938 unique, completed […]