Welcome to 2022, where the cost of living keeps going up, and most of us are doing whatever it takes to keep the bills paid. If you have a child in school, know any teachers, or are a teacher yourself, you know the cost of teaching keeps going up, too.

According to NEA Research:

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What Are Indiana Teachers Paying For?

It amazes me how much our local educators spend of their own money, just to be able to teach our children properly. I recently asked to see some of their Amazon Wishlists, and here are some of the popular requests:

  • Dry Erase Markers
  • Flash Cards
  • Educational Books
  • Fluorescent Light Diffuser Covers
  • Clip Boards
  • Storage Containers

We could be here all day listing items. I've added links to the Amazon Wishlists shared with me below.

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How Does GoFundMe Work?

GoFundMe is a company that we all refer to, but did you know that you can utilize it to raise money for almost anything? Teachers are using it to raise money for classroom field trips, to get much-needed supplies, and even musical instruments.

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Hi, my name is Haley, and I am an eighth-grade English Language Arts teacher at Stonybrook Middle School in Warren Township, Indianapolis, Indiana.
As the new school year begins in just a few short weeks, I am looking to raise money for items for my classroom and my students.
It is important to me that I cultivate an equitable, inclusive and positive environment conducive to learning and growing. Funds will be used to buy supplies, culturally relevant books for my classroom library, and any other items necessary to facilitate an excellent learning experience for my students.

See How School Cafeteria Meals Have Changed Over the Past 100 Years

Using government and news reports, Stacker has traced the history of cafeteria meals from their inception to the present day, with data from news and government reports. Read on to see how various legal acts, food trends, and budget cuts have changed what kids are getting on their trays.

Check Out the Best-Selling Album From the Year You Graduated High School

Do you remember the top album from the year you graduated high school? Stacker analyzed Billboard data to determine just that, looking at the best-selling album from every year going all the way back to 1956. Sales data is included only from 1992 onward when Nielsen's SoundScan began gathering computerized figures.

Going in chronological order from 1956 to 2020, we present the best-selling album from the year you graduated high school.