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Yesterday, the Internet was abuzz with this video of South Dakota teachers desperately grabbing dollars for their classroom:


What a commentary on society’s priorities and its perception of teachers…

Here are some articles about what happened:

Teachers Hit the Floor to Scoop Up Cash. Critics Give the Event an F. is from The NY Times.

Teachers in South Dakota scrambled to pick up $1 bills in a hockey game sideshow is from NPR.


And, in case people are wondering why teachers might become this desperate to raise money for their classrooms, you might want to check out The Best Data On How Much Money Teachers Pay Out Of Their Own Pocket – What Do You Spend?

ADDENDUM: Organizers of the South Dakota teacher ‘Dash for Cash’ are apologizing and paying up