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Ms. Simpson from Houston TX is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

A Seat Today, Keeps Literacy Awake

Help me give my students a safe comfortable space to learn and build upon their literacy.

  • $246 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students at our schools are strong members of the Latina community in East End Houston, Texas. They represent a large majority of the diverse, culture-rich immigrant and refugee community within the city of Houston. My students stem from majority low-income households, where English serves as a second language. My energetic 4th graders enter the classroom eager to connect through literature and writing; ready to learn to discover and explore.

They love to read about things that relate to them and eager to take their learning into their community to make a change.

My Project

All of my kids deserve to increase their literacy in order to increase their access. Help me to provide a safe, comfortable space for my students in order to motivate them to create their literacy. With more than 75% of my students serving as ELL students, literacy is a high priority within my 4th-grade class. Students will utilize this flexible seating as a privilege in order to incentive high performance in reading and writing. This space will also be used to provide a safe space for SpEd students within the classroom who have trouble sitting still or focusing during independent reading time.

Ms. Simpson
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Vinyl Single Decko - Sage • Kaplan Early Learning Company $88.16 2 $176.32

Materials cost

$176.32

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.64

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$208.96

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$36.88

Total project goal

$245.84

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$245.84

5 Donors

-$157.01

Donations toward project cost

-$140.96

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.05

match offer

-$80.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$68.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.83

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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