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Disbelief.

Educators quipped about not being able to find a well-funded school anywhere.

Fantasy!
@jausubel

Not my school.
@olori_adeleke_

When was that?
@killgored

Where? Another country maybe.
@itsyvonne11

Non-existent.
@wejustplay.allday

Where!!?!?!?!
@ramsowera

Mental health support.

It’s very clear that we need more mental health services in our schools to address trauma.

Counseling services that not only the support the kids, but also their families, parents and teachers!
@teacher.rose_plans

School counselors, social workers, applied behavior analysts, psychologists, EL supports
@erinmax2

School psychologists and counselors
@ms_masur

A school where kids don’t have to save their mental health problems for two days a week.
@zahraita

Counselors for kids to talk to!
@magzterb

More supportive services.

In addition to mental health services, a well-funded school includes school nurses, aides, paraprofessionals, librarians and more!

Full-time aides, counselors, nurses.
@miserybiersack

Paraprofessionals!
@themrsgillis

2 full time teacher-librarians!
@ms.smorgan

Support staff to address the growing needs of our students affected by trauma.
@miskapearson

A full-time teacher librarian in EVERY school!
@aprilsue902

Fulfilling and supporting the needs of the “whole child.”
@sydney_likeaustralia

Curriculum & materials for learning.

Classrooms are missing basic supplies for their students like ink, paper and more.

Every student and educator has the materials and support needed for learning every day!
@lopezandlearners

A curriculum that focuses on the whole child and their learning.
@jojotrojan

New and useful materials, enriching programs, smiles, extracurriculars and tutoring.
@victoriaabrenica

Ink, paper and student supplies.
@miserybiersack

Smaller class sizes.

We’ll say it again and again if we have to. Class size matters.

Small class sizes!
@its_karlax

Appropriate class sizes. 25 at elementary (we have 4th grade classes at 35 at my school!)
@sbittner319

Safe class sizes in science classrooms…42 kids and 10 open 🔥= 😩😩😩
@pottsandpans741

Small class sizes (25-30 in secondary)
@coco_corinna

More support for special education.

Special education educators must get what they need to address student needs.

State and federal funding for Special Education so students needs can be met adequately.
@sbittner319

Special education getting the staff and resources it deserves (and is legally entitled to!)
@admarinelli

Enrichment and activities for students.

Our students deserve the arts, technology, physical education and other enrichment programs and activities.

Enrichment activities for all students.
@room12tk

Fully staffed, arts, tech, curriculum and full educator staff!
@ally_guzman

Arts programs! 🎭🎨🎼
@katyfleener

Music/art classes.
@rmkcounselor

An equitable, healthy environment for all.

We must work toward a healthy environment and quality public education for all of our students, educators, families and local communities.

An equitable school doesn’t exist in my community. It may somewhere, but not here.
@ellerysdab0mb

All students feel seen.
@cmilli5

Happy children.
@mrsgiannasummers

A healthy, well-managed ecosystem including the district, teachers, parents and community.
@ashesera

Clean, safe school buildings and facilities. Up-to-date and in good condition.
@cinnamon143

Addressing the teacher shortage AND morale!

You can’t put students first if you put teachers last.

Filled teacher positions, adequate subs, education specialists, reading specialists, etc.
@serenabriana

Staff that feels appreciated with pay, supplies, admin support, interventions, etc.
@malia_m8313

Fully staffed!
@ariesgyrrrl

What does a well-funded school or classroom look like to you?

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