Opinion: Does the Average Teacher Spend ‘Nearly $500 a Year’ on School Supplies?

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National Review

Jun 1, 12:00 AM

Opinion: Does the Average Teacher Spend ‘Nearly $500 a Year’ on School Supplies?

This spring’s teacher walkouts have spurred renewed attention to the question of teacher pay. The topic is a serious one, warranting the extensive reportage it’s received. At times, however, the media’s progressive sympathies, the allure of hard-luck tales, and concerted PR by teachers’ unions have yielded some questionable coverage.

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