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Ironwood PTO helps teachers with classroom costs


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IRONWOOD — When Ironwood teachers returned to their classrooms Tuesday they had some help from the district’s Parent Teacher Organization with the cost of classroom supplies.

The PTO made $75 available for classroom supplies, PTO president Clancey Byrne said, for any interested teachers to use as they saw fit.

“They say the average teacher spends about $200 of their own money for school supplies,” Byrne told the Daily Globe. “Seventy five dollars doesn’t cover it, but it makes a dent.”

Byrne said the PTO had decided at the beginning of last year t...