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Each year in August, teachers in S.C. receive a stipend from thee legislature for school supplies.Are we getting it this year?
No No- Iraq and Afghanistan got it.

On 8/02/10, Elle Allen wrote: > Each year in August, teachers in S.C. receive a stipend > from thee legislature for school supplies.Are we getting it > this year?
Aug 2, 2010
Clanna Yes, we are getting the stipend in my district. We will get a check for $275 on our first day back. We will be required to turn in receipts this year.

On 8/02/10, Elle Allen wrote: > Each year in August, teachers in S.C. receive a stipend > from thee legislature for school supplies.Are we getting it > this year?
Aug 2, 2010
Diana As I understand it, the state is giving the money to the school districts. However, this year the districts can distribute it to teachers, as in the past, or withhold it to use as needed. (I think that the idea was that it could save some jobs.) So I guess that in some school districts the teachers will get it, and in others they will not.

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Aug 3, 2010
Benson Lucky you! In my school district - where I teach kindergarten I receive only 60 dollars a year for supplies and materials.

You can't run a business for 60 dollars a year - but they think I can buy enough paper, paint, glue, tape, staples, etc..and etc... to manage my classroom for all year. This is a sad state of affairs we are in. I can'...See More
Sep 6, 2010


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