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Teachers in the US are spending $500 of their own money on school supplies like crayons and chalk, and now they’re turning to a viral hashtag to ask strangers for help

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  • Teachers are joining a nationwide campaign to crowdfund money for school supplies.
  • Celebrities like Khloé Kardashian and country singer Casey Donahew have helped spread the word.
  • GoFundMe says teachers ask for school-supply money on the platform each year. Public investment in K-12 education has dwindled in the last decade, as has teacher pay.
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Teachers across the country are taking to social media to help pay for school supplies using GoFundMe, and stars like Khloé Kardashian, country singer Casey Donahew, and YouTuber Jeffree Star are joining the cause.

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Source:: BusinessInsider.Com