Parents complain they have to buy school pens

Teacher Leland Michael works at a municipal school in Iowa, USA.

One day while out shopping at Walmart, he passed through the school supply aisle and encountered parents who recognized him from school. They were buying supplies for their children and asked the teacher if it was really necessary that they themselves had to purchase so many things.

They discussed the matter a bit, and then Leland went on his way. As he got to the cash, he met another parent who also wanted to exchange some words with the teacher.

That discussion would lead to a most realization for the teacher, who later decided to take to Facebook to share it. And i