Teachers and support professionals spend nearly $2,000 of their own money on supplies each year.
“Never before have our nation’s teachers been asked to do so much with so little. With education budgets stretched thin and schools cutting back on supplies, teachers and other education professionals often pay out-of-pocket for materials and resources they use to enhance the classroom while educating our students.” –Rep. Dina Titus (D-Nevada)
Having touched the lives of tens of thousands of students and teachers in her 40+ year career in education, Rita Langworthy knew the importance of teacher resources and the frustratingly paralyzing challenges of gravely underfunded programs.
As a Phase II funding program, The Rita Langworthy Foundation aims to begin accepting applications from public educators for programs or projects serving at-risk students in grades K-12 at the start of 2018.
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