In Tucson, for 620 K-5 students, I have $1600 yearly. This is after much
effort to persuade the site council to keep giving me this amount. It is
an effort each year to maintain.
According to Mims and Lankford (1995), the national average is $3.00 per
>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.