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The question got me thinking about community supplies.
My daughter's school supply list asks you to get like 2-4 things of everything, except pencil boxes and scissors which they get to keep. The list, however, is VOLUNTARY for her school. As in, not required lol
Last night on FB, I saw a few moms whining about it. They were upset that they had to get more than 1 of everything to buy for the other students. I never thought of it that way. I thought they might need 3 different prong folders for maybe 3 different subjects? 2 packs of pencils because they get broken/lost easily? I know it all goes to a commmunity supply because you aren't allowed to write their names on anything.
If your school supply list asks this, does it bother you to have to supply for the other kids? (That is, if the list is mandatory)
Show me one student who didn't use more than one thing of glue stick, one box of crayons, 1 pack of pencils, etc for the entire year, and I will show you a student who didn't get a proper education. Only using one of anything is absolutely ridiculous.
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