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On Sat, 1 Nov 1997, Marilyn Cassidy wrote:
> I have a question concerning art budgets. This is my third year
> teaching elementary art in Houston ISD. The school I am at has approx.
> 1200 students. My 1st year the budget allowed $850 for supplies, last
> year $122 (I was also allowed $500 from Kids Now coupon books), and this
> year I will get $200 (with no fundraising). I am hitting the bottom of
> the barrel of art supplies. I have to write at least 3 lesson plans per
> grade level to accomodate for lack of supplies. Am I being a baby or is
> this how most schools fund art programs? I find myself spending my own
> money for supplies. If any one has ideas, I could use a few.