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#clearthelists Founder Helping RGV Teachers

Courtney Jones, creator of #clearthelists, is now in her third year of teaching.

After a couple of weeks of summer vacation, teachers tend to begin the back-to-school countdown. Courtney Jones, a teacher in a rural school district in Tyler County is no exception. She learned early on that the resources she dreamed of for her fourth-grade math and third- to fifth-grade gifted-and-talented students could not be met by the district’s budget. It is a problem teachers face across the nation. A May 2018…

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#clearthelists of RGV Teachers

Letty Macias, Belinda Trevino, and Karen Aguirre, teachers at Perez Elementary in McAllen ISD, look over their Amazon classroom wish lists.

On Aug. 8, I received this Facebook message from Susan Valverde, a close friend who lives in McAllen but is the chief franchise operations officer for Sylvan Learning’s corporate offices in Maryland:  “Hey Chris – are you familiar with clear the list Texas? It is an effort to help teachers with their back-to-school supplies list and has gained a lot of traction. A teacher can set up an Amazon wish…

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