Web Extra: Teachers spend near $500 on classroom supplies

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Social media is reshaping how educators nationwide, including in the Clark County School District, supply their classrooms for the upcoming school year.

Some are creating Amazon lists this year and using #clearthelist or #clearthelists. Others are using donorschoose.org to ask for items.

Educators spend an average of nearly $480 on supplies for their classroom, according to a study by the National Center of Education Statistics.

One CCSD teacher shares how she feels about the social media platforms influence on education. 

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