We’re not all teaching in Oklahoma, where school budgets have been particularly hit hard and where a teacher has received a lot of media attention for begging on the roadside for money to purchase supplies.

But, wherever we teach, it’s a safe bet we’ll be spending some of our money to get ready for the new school year.

You might be interested in The Best Data On How Much Money Teachers Pay Out Of Their Own Pocket – What Do You Spend? to see how what you spend compares with the national average.