As education budgets are being cut, school supply costs are growing. The struggle surrounding “stuff” for school not only hurts the pocketbook, but also the self-esteem of the student. NYU professor Jonathan Simmerman feels that “The quality of your education shouldn’t vary with your ability to pay,” Read this NBC News article about the democracy of school supplies. And if you’d like to be a part of the solution, head here to help stuff our bags with the necessities as we tour the Northeast.