2022 Teacher Survey: Current Challenges in Teaching

Educators across the country continue to face challenges in teaching due to the economic and emotional impact caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. To learn more about what teachers and their students are facing during this challenging time in education, AdoptAClassroom.org surveyed educators in May 2022. Our findings show that more than two years after the […]

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Survey: Rising U.S. Inflation Affecting Teachers in 2022

In May 2022, U.S. inflation rose to the highest level since 1981. AdoptAClassroom.org surveyed 4,103 PreK-12 teachers in May 2022 and found that they’re facing an increased financial burden. Inflation will also hurt classrooms this upcoming school year. Ninety-six percent of survey respondents said that rising costs are negatively impacting their classroom’s access to school […]

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Survey: Teacher Burnout Causing Mass Exodus

Teachers continue to face a number of issues that were amplified by the COVID-19 pandemic, and caused a significant increase to their workloads. A recent AdoptAClassroom.org survey of 4,103 PreK-12 teachers found that an increased number of educators may leave teaching for good as a result of teacher burnout. In our May 2022 survey, 13% […]

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State of Teaching Statistics 2022

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, constant changes have impacted the teaching profession. In March 2022, two years into the pandemic, AdoptAClassroom.org surveyed teachers across the country to gather teaching statistics to better understand the current state of teaching. We surveyed 4,665 PreK-12 teachers at public, private, and charter schools nationwide. Eighty-five percent of […]

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2021 Teacher Spending Survey
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 […]

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Teachers Spend $745 a Year on Supplies: The Cost of Distance Learning

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 […]

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Teacher Spending Survey: $50 Classroom Giveaway

Since the COVID-19 outbreak, teachers nationwide have made the switch to distance learning, and we want to know how this has impacted their school-related spending. We’re asking teachers to fill out our short survey to raise awareness about how Distance Learning has affected teachers and students across the nation this school year. We will use […]

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This School Survey Found What Educators Need

Educators are in desperate need of supplies. The average teacher spends $740 a year of their own money on classroom materials, but that’s not enough to keep up with the needs of their students throughout the school year. To better serve teachers and schools, AdoptAClassroom.org conducted a national school survey of K-12 educators to find […]

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Supply Survey: Tell Us What You Need

We’re working on a new project with one of our vendors to offer education bundles through AdoptAClassroom.org’s marketplace. Our goal is to make it easier for educators to order the essential items they need quickly. However, we want to make sure we’re meeting your needs! Please fill out this brief and anonymous survey with your […]

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