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How is your child's teacher paying for all of those school supplies she needs?

Posted by on Aug. 28, 2013 at 1:36 PM
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Detroit Teachers Moonlight As ‘Sugar Babies’ To Offset Wage Cuts


DETROIT (WWJ) - It’s back-to-school season and many Detroit teachers are struggling in the wake of budget cuts and overcrowded classrooms.

According to the National School Supply and Equipment Association, the average teacher spent at least $485 on school supplies for their classroom last year.

So, what are some Detroit women doing to offset their struggles in the classroom? Well, they’re becoming “sugar babies” of course —  seeking financial assistance from wealthy men online.

In the Detroit School District alone, 201 teachers are moonlighting as sugar babies to offset wage cuts and job losses, according to dating website SeekingArrangement.com.

Brandon Wade, the website’s founder and CEO, said the average public school teacher registered on the site is between the ages of 28- and 33-years-old, and asks for approximately $3,000 a month in financial assistance from her sugar daddy.

“You can’t expect a teacher to accept less pay for more work than their peers, and then reach into their pockets to fund your child’s classroom,” Wade said in a statement. “But that’s what’s happening. If those are the expectations and pressures we are putting on our teachers in America, than they can’t possibly be judged for whatever extracurricular activities they choose to pursue to stay afloat.”

While the number of Detroit school teachers registered on the website might be shocking to some, it’s actually less than the national average. Wade said the Philadelphia City School District has the highest number of teachers registered on the website at 674, followed by Miami-Dade School District with 507.

“A successful man wants an educated woman by his side, and for this reason, a young, attractive teacher can be a valuable commodity,” Wade said.

Teachers aren’t the only locals trying to find a sugar daddy online. Wade said a majority of the females registered on his website are college students. Earlier this year, Michigan State University made the website’s list of colleges with the most sugar babies.

In case you were wondering, the website describes a modern sugar daddy as a successful and generous man who is willing to pamper and offer financial help or gifts to a young person in return for friendship and companionship. A “goal seeking sugar baby” is described on the website as a girl who “know(s) you deserve to date someone who will pamper you, empower you, and help you mentally, emotionally and financially.”

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supercarp
by Silver Member on Aug. 28, 2013 at 1:44 PM
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A form of prostitution.

Della529
by Matlock on Aug. 28, 2013 at 1:49 PM

 popcorn

NWP
by guerrilla girl on Aug. 28, 2013 at 1:50 PM
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As long as neither are married, I don't see the big deal.

TranquilMind
by Platinum Member on Aug. 28, 2013 at 1:52 PM
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 That's disgusting on a number of levels.

pamelax3
by Gold Member on Aug. 28, 2013 at 1:52 PM

Who cares as long as no one gets hurt

lizmarie1975
by Gold Member on Aug. 28, 2013 at 1:56 PM
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I guess the teachers could be asking parents to provide extra supplies to cover for those children whose parents can't afford to send in the necessary supplies...but I'm sure some people would be opposed to that idea as well.

furbabymum
by on Aug. 28, 2013 at 1:57 PM

 Ha. Awesome. lol

My kids, however, are going to go to private school so no issues there.

GLWerth
by Gina on Aug. 28, 2013 at 2:07 PM

When I buy my kids' school supplies, I also get a gift card for each of the teachers to help offset what I know they spend to keep classrooms stocked. I give one to the art teacher too.

As for this, if no one gets hurt, who cares?

SuperChicken
by on Aug. 28, 2013 at 2:13 PM
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Ummm, no one becomes a sugar baby (is that the new polite term for prostitute?) to fund $485 in classroom supplies.

NWP
by guerrilla girl on Aug. 28, 2013 at 2:22 PM

You are right about that!

As for being a sugar baby/sugar daddy, it is classified as a type of prostitution I suppose...However, I think it is different than most because this is an arrangement between two consenting adults, and is between these two people (sugar babies don't usually have multiple sugar daddies, that is part of the appeal). The arrangement is sex with this one man in exchange for support. Lots of women do this, but don't call it this or use a service.

Quoting SuperChicken:

Ummm, no one becomes a sugar baby (is that the new polite term for prostitute?) to fund $485 in classroom supplies.


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