If you’re a parent and you’ve looked over a school supply list this year then you know the expenses can add up. Backpack drives and donations have helped many children in Sarasota County begin the year with the supplies they needed, but now three weeks in, even the basics are already running low. 47 percent of the students in the district are on the free or reduced lunch programs so teachers know that parents are having trouble keeping up. Mia McCormick heads into the classroom to find out just how teachers are coping with the problem.
Friday, 17 September 2010 00:00
School SuppliesWritten by Mia McCormick