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A Teacher Spends $480 A Year On School Supplies: True Or False?

Should teachers be spending upwards of $3 billion of their own money on school supplies? According to the U.S. Census and TakePart.com, that’s how much teachers in the U.S. spend every year. That works out to about $480 a year.

Do you spend more or less than that? Share your experiences down in the comments and let us know how much more (or less) you actually spend. I’m guessing the $480 figure is a bit low but we’ll see!