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Teachers win Back-to-School Grants

Dwain Ackerman has been busy traveling to schools to present teachers with $100 Back-to-School Grants from The Meemic Foundation. According to a 2013 survey by the National School Supply and Equipment Association, public school teachers spend $1.6 billion out of pocket each year for supplies and gear for the classrooms. The BtS Grant will help teachers offset those costs.
The winners:

Top photo: Meemic Foundation Club members from Wheaton Warrenville South High School receive Back-to-School Grants: principal Dave Claypool (left), Megan Butler, Tim Brylka, Samantha Nolte and Dwain Ackerman