Study: Despite modest income, teachers pay for class needs

Study: Despite modest income, teachers pay for class needs

On average, teachers pay far more than they get back from tax deduction
Pencils are at the ready on a teacher’s desk at Bruns Academy in Charlotte, N.C., on July 24, 2017. Nearly all public school teachers report digging into their pockets to pay for school supplies, spending nearly $480 a year, far more than the federal $250 tax deduction available to teachers, according to a study by the National Center of Education Statistics released Tuesday.

Study: Despite modest income, teachers pay for class needs

Pencils are at the ready on a teacher’s desk at Bruns Academy in Charlotte, N.C., on July 24, 2017. Nearly all public school teachers report digging into their pockets to pay for school supplies, spending nearly $480 a year, far more than the federal $250 tax deduction available to teachers, according to a study by the National Center of Education Statistics released Tuesday.
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