Parent-Teacher Store Draw:
- Teacher Focus
- Curriculum and Standards
- Personal Service
- Variety and Quality
- Fast Fact#1
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- Fast Fact#3
On average, teachers surveyed said they spent a total of $268 on school supplies in the 2012-2013 school year, $491 on instructional materials, and an additional $186 on other classroom supplies. This means, on average, these teachers spent $945 on materials for their classrooms during the 2012-2013 school year.
With an estimated 3.4 million public elementary and secondary teachers in 2013, this represents an estimated $3.2 billion in classroom materials purchased by public school teachers!Source: 2013 EDmarket Retail Awareness Study
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"I like that fact that they have materials that are aligned with the Common Core standards that all students are required to learn."
"I can direct parents to resources they can buy to help their student at home without extra assistance from a teacher."
"They have all the newest, coolest books, manipulatives, decorations, that are of good quality and are hard to find elsewhere."
"I find many items that make class management easier."
"They give me resources that parents can buy to help their student at home without extra assistance from a teacher."
"Everything is geared towards teachers and their needs."