Teacher Appreciation Is in Deficit, Let’s Not Make It Worse

Teachers have it bad enough already, so why are some school districts cutting off much-needed additional resources for classrooms? The unprecedented number of teacher strikes across the country in recent months is the culmination of years of growing frustration among teachers. Salaries have stagnated relative to other professions; funding for classroom resources has been cut; […]

Turnkey Ways Businesses Can Give Back to Local Teachers

Teachers as a whole work hard everyday because they genuinely care about their students and want them to do well. Often, their dedication and extra efforts go unnoticed or unappreciated. But, if they stop and think about it, most people can name at least one teacher that really stood out and made life better for […]

The Los Angeles Strike: A Teacher’s Perspective

On January 14, Los Angeles teacher and AdoptAClassroom.org guest blogger Dr. Jakeisha Gibson joined her fellow teachers on strike for smaller class sizes, increased salaries, and the hiring of more nurses and counselors to meet growing student needs. The night before the strike, Jakeisha detailed on her blog the feelings she and her students experienced […]

Teachers First Fund: Up to $20,000 Matched

AUGUST 21 & 22 ONLY! OOLY and the AdoptAClassroom.org Board of Directors are challenging YOU to a dollar-for-dollar match for the Teachers First Fund up to $20,000. Your donation will go where it’s needed most to help teachers. For two decades you’ve helped AdoptAClassroom.org fund teachers across the country.  But our job isn’t done. Far […]