I teach art at an urban elementary school in Milwaukee. The principal is
in charge of the budget disbursements and has allotted each teacher $1000
for supplies, etc. This includes everything from magazines, paper
towels, paper, and paint to field trips. Divided up, this amounts to
about $1.50 per child. To me, this seems low.
I would like to go to my principal (this is my first year at this school)
and ask for more, but I first would like to hear what some of you are