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There’s a lot of school supplies, you must have a few kids. it’s for my class actually its for the man living in the basement my school is boring anyways have u seen Laura lees apology vid? Today this teacher is shopping for more than just her own bread and butter. You have to supply all this yourself? There’s never enough to go around and most of my students can’t afford to provide their own supplies. In fact a recent study found that 94% of teachers spend their own money on classroom supplies For many years now teachers have been fighting for higher wages With mass Protests recently making the news teachers in Oklahoma are planning to walk off their jobs tomorrow teacher staging protests going on strike demanding better pay including right here in Kentucky every public school in Kentucky was closed today at their salaries teachers say extra costs are tough to cover my bi-weekly deposit is six hundred and thirty nine dollars and That’s not sustainable I’m sorry your cards been declined. Do you have any cash? I’ve got $30 Could you maybe please take off the milk? You’re sure you wouldn’t want to take off the notebook since then No My students need these I can drink my coffee black for a while if you overheard this teacher Struggling to make ends meet. I guess I can do without the bread What’s the total now, I’m sorry, you’re still a few dollars short, what would you do? Our hidden cameras are rolling at Fitch’s Iga and Wilmore, Kentucky Are these school supplies for your? Grandkids or your kids my class Your teacher. Yes. Our teacher is buying her own groceries and stocking up on supplies for the new school year So you’re spending your own money on your students? Yes, they buy some supplies. Never enough god bless you. All, right It’s 39 55 This woman joins the conversation just in time to hear this, I’m sorry, ma’am. It’s declined Here I have some cash You’re giving her money to help pay for Her it’s a situation that feels familiar. Did you need to buy supplies for your kids? I Feel bad. I mean I could put some food back I’ve got Only need to give her more than what she needs Let’s meet this generous woman, how are you ma’am? We do a TV show called what would you do Oh And you were a teacher I still am a teacher i’m a mother and grandmother They certainly need all the help they can get from the community What is the message you wanted to teach today? If your students were watching this help one another if you can love one another? Our teacher is back at the register and you’re buying all of these for your new class A new teacher there and she finds some common ground with this next customer in line Are you – I’m Sarah I sub there all the time it’s nice to meet you Well, welcome to Wilmore thank you so much as a beautiful town. Um, your card didn’t go through Oh, You have it like another form of payment. I think I have some cash I have 30 so we need to take off Please if you don’t mind the milk when she comes up short she decides to forego some of her own groceries take off for Tuna You still need one 31, okay But this fellow educator just won’t allow her to go hungry Seriously seriously, are you sure? Yes, that’s really kind of you if i can get your address i can- I really are a teacher. I’ll be at school all the time. So I’ll sub for you sometimes Time to tell her she’s been called on by what would you do? How are you? Good. She’s a stranger well wilmore is a wonderful place. its the friendliest town in Kentucky Did you all know that what do you think about the way? Teachers have to provide for their own supplies these days teachers don’t get nearly enough Throughout the day we find there’s no shortage of kindness in Kentucky. My kids need these things for class So let’s put the milk back. I’ll get it for you. If it’s going to kids, ill get it for you. Wow, this is nice Look at this. You have a lot of money to give? no not really. i got a soft spot for kids so You’re short nine dollars and 55 cents You paying for kids you don’t have to do that I that’s all right, it’s all good I think education in particular just needs as much funding as if you get really it’s important you know for the future of our society to really lets take off the tuna and lets take off the bread. U will pay for the difference of hers, thats very kind of you This is very sweet, can I get your address so i can pay back? are you sure? Yeah somebody else I think there probably when the most underpaid jobs in the United States You get people that get paid millions just to entertain us and then people who you know teach our kids actually change the future Barely get paid enough to make it on their own We roll one last time. Let’s take off the macaroni and cheese and right away this young man offers his credit card I’m sorry, you should pay for the rest with my card that work, will that work? Thank you. Education system i’m friends with some teachers. It’s really sad that they You know teachers yeah. Yeah and times are tough for them times are tough for them to be stressful Thank you, he even helps our teacher bag her groceries Gaining extra credit in our book. Thank you so much before he’s done bagging we’re there to greet it, buddy. how are you? Yes, im john quinones with What would you do the TV show? Oh, really? Why did you do that? right now. we live in a time That’s really, you know polarized and there’s lots of stuff going on. You know, the teachers are undergoing a lot of stress and stuff And so I’m just looking for what God has given me so I can give to give to other people That’s kind of if I can do that with my life than happy camper. The town of Wilmore is home to the Asbury Theological Seminary and for these Kentuckians spirituality seems to inspire their overwhelming message that kindness counts inside and outside of the classroom


In my country teachers are not supposed to buy supplies for students, in public schools they get all the books and notebooks free of cost, and even get yearly scholarships for purchasing uninforms and even geometry boxes.

Why do construction workers get paid more to do a job that they take forever with but teachers make less and they are shaping the future of our world.

The government is spending billions of billions dollars in military and other uselessness reasons but doesn’t care about its citizens.

That teacher woman it's a pretty great actress! really got me when she said "I guess I can drink black for a while" and the rest of the video was good too

I envy that teacher she’s putting her students before her and makes sure they have everything they need rather than food for herself.

i find it funny we have to pay for our textbooks, yet complian that a teacher has to pay for their own classroom supplies. Double standard much!
I do agree with paying for units though. It's how the schools pay for their infrastructure, extra activities, etc.

My daughter is a school teacher she is always buying stuff for her class out of her pocket this week she was broke she always thinking of her children in school its hard when the school doesn't give you a budget to spend so it comes out of your own pocket

Every time he was like hi how are you they all just answered like normall and not one of them was surprised it was a show like ???🤣🤣

Colorado said legalized marijuana taxes will go to schools. Bull! Over one billion dollars in taxes was collected since legalization. But, schools are still under funded and teachers are still not getting paid sh*t! When we should be the cream of the crop! In schools, teachers, emergency services and law enforcement. But, everything I listed above needs help. Where is the money going? Over $1,000,000,000! And it seems no one is asking! Peace. 😊

I have a friend living in Kentucky I think same area she's Cuban she loves it up there. She says the people are really nice. Imagine the fact that she moved from Miami I want to get out of here also. The people down here are super disrespectful. I think it's because of all the nationalities everyone is bringing there bullshit to Miami. I'm Hispanic, but born and raised here in the USA. Plus my family is old school Cuban times before Fidel Castro. The Cubans before Castro are way more educated and respectful.

I wept throughout… Not for the show but because I can't ever think of my teachers ever being in a helpless situation.

Man people don't give teachers enough credit I'm so sorry to all my old teachers for actions g like a jackass when I was younger I feel bad now

That is so true!!! when I was in elementary, school and high school I had awesome, teachers and I was blessed, to have them they wasn't making. much but the most important, thing was that they made sure did we get our education, and I thank them for that.

"Others paid millions just to entertain us and then people who actually teach our kids and actually change the future get barely paid enough" -man in a yellowgreen shirt

I have so much appreciation for teachers cuz for 12 years they've had to deal with my wacky shenanigans, and my teachers have helped me in achieving a good education😁😁 and if I saw a teacher struggling to pay for food. Imma buy whatever food you want, you can put whatever you want in the cart and I'll buy it for ya😘😘😘 kisses and hugs to all those teachers out there who're struggling.

When it says "the were walking off there job" I get you dont get near enough money, yet you cant just give up on children. They need an education, stick with it for another year. Your not giving up on your job, your giving up on a new, young generation.

Me watching this feels like this could actually be a scam. Because people can pretend that they don't have enough money and if the other customers see they could help them by paying for it even though they have enough money to pay for it. :/

I just thought of all the supplies one of my teacher’s has in her room which she bought with her own money 😭😭 I’m sobbing.

Oh my god that is so sweet I wish you would do this programme in the UK to see what happens, I like to think I would step in……

In sixth grade we had certain school supplies to buy. One thing included some whiteboard markers for our history teacher.. I was the only one who bought some and my teacher was super surprised and happy lol. (He was goofy) 😂

Im crying…😥 my mom's a teacher and we've got a hard time with money cause my dad is unemployed…our money isn't enough and we'vw got many debts but still she bought highlighters, pad of papers and ballpens with her own money to give it to her students as a prize…she even bought a book that cost more than our clothes and shoes combined just so she can study and teach students the right lessons…😥 srry for my english.

There’s an easy fix for this. Teacher reimbursement, if they spend their money on things for the class they should be able to take the receipt somewhere and get a refund.

0:51 So if they quite how are kids going to get a good education Im still growing people I need more teaching dont leave me behind please

why isnt she shopping for it online or in bulk. this underprepared bitch probably doesnt have a study plan either.

Teachers don’t get enough respect or pay for the hard work they do. Truly it’s such a difficult job and kids nowadays tend to be so bratty and undisciplined.

In south Texas, teachers have a starting wage that is well above the local average. They are not rich, but they are not really underpaid either. And while it is true that most teachers pay some of their own money for supplies, those are often supplies that they want for special projects, and not that their students need. Of course there are teachers who do pay for necessities that some of their students cannot afford, and they are to be lauded for that. And special blessings on those people who stepped up to help this teacher pay for supplies.

Bro this makes me really 🙁 my french teacher constantly buys us food, throws us parties, buys us supplies and decorations, will lend us money when we need it and she gives so much and never asks for anything in return and it's so sad

When I worked at Walmart teachers were aleays buying supplies for the students. I thought the school district was supposed to supply these items

My mom is a teacher she is always spending her own money on class supplies eventhough she had 2 kids of her own… i had a teacher who had to quit because his wife was also a teacher but they didn't have enough money and they had 2 kids
Teachers really need a raise

Teacher’s shouldn’t have the right to use their own money from their pocket for supplies, I’ve been to these teacher supply stores and stores that have teacher supplies and jeez the prices are insane. The budget should be expensive. Now I know why my elementary school had a list that said by a pack or two of items, just to stock up for the year.

So, I am college student now, and I cook my own lunch now. But when I was in 8th ,my mom had her 4th c-section and could never make my lunch at 6 in the morning. I would eat biscuits or packed meals for lunch. My teacher noticed and did 2 things. Made me lunch for 3 years and taught me to make recipes that would need a round in the oven. I had another teacher, who tutored for free for more than 30 years now, she has paid for endless children's school fees, lunch, uniforms, bags, has covered up for us, has paid our fines, and at times even paid for picnics when the kids could not afford it. She has convinced parents to let the girls continue their education instead of getting them married, would let us sleep in her class and make lunches, and dinners for us. When a classmate's father passed away suddenly, she asked her son , to do stuff that usually the father would do (play with him and his brother, apply for college, scare away the bullies, buy school stationary) she bought them new clothes for 3-4 diwali and Christmas. She retired 5 years ago from school but still tutors for free as well as charges money from the ones who can afford it. She has many ex students coming to her, and almost every Sunday its like a party at her house because when these students come back she makes awesome meals for them, no doubt kids bring whatever they can from their money. These 2 teachers are our 7 to 1 moms. We love them so so much.

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