Ellen heaps prizes on teacher who pays for class supplies out of her own pocket is an article in today’s Washington Post about a recent Ellen DeGeneres’ effort to give teachers gift cards.

Here’s an interesting statistic from the article:


I’ve written about this topic before at How Much Do We Teachers Spend On Our Classrooms?

That previous post includes additional studies and infographics. I think the amount cited in the article is a low ball figure (I figure I’m up to $800-$1000).

What do you think?