Video: Jasmine Lauer, an English teacher, spends up to $200 per semester on school supplies. Parents and teachers in North Carolina are paying for school supplies with their own money because schools' allotment per student is not enough. Robert Willett rwillett@newsobserver.com
Video: Jasmine Lauer, an English teacher, spends up to $200 per semester on school supplies. Parents and teachers in North Carolina are paying for school supplies with their own money because schools' allotment per student is not enough. Robert Willett rwillett@newsobserver.com

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