Although the school year starts at different times across the country, one thing is guaranteed: free resources for teachers are at the top of the must-have list.

Free resources for teachers are important no matter the monetary value of the resource. A federal survey released earlier this year and based on data from the 2015-2016 school year shows that 94 percent of public school teachers report spending their own money on classroom supplies.

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6 free back-to-school resources for teachers is a popular website where educators regularly post their project and teaching wish lists, and #ClearTheLists, started by a Texas teacher, aims to help connect teachers with those who want to purchase school supplies for classes in need, noting that most teachers spend almost $500 just to set up their classrooms for the new school year.

Check out the following free resources for teachers, and pass it along if you have a fellow educator who might benefit from one or all of the resources offered here.

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Laura Ascione

Laura Ascione is the Managing Editor, Content Services at eSchool Media. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland's prestigious Philip Merrill College of Journalism. When she isn't wrangling her two children, Laura enjoys running, photography, home improvement, and rooting for the Terps. Find Laura on Twitter: @eSN_Laura

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