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Ms. Clune from New York NY is requesting Other through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Adding Journals to the Mix

The cost of subscirptions to Weekly Reader, Discovery Girls, Time for Kids, National Geographic Pathfinder, and Sports Illustrated for Kids is $245, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $245 goal

This project expired on June 17, 2007.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

I teach 5th grade at Public School 30, The Wilton School located in the heart of the Mott Haven section of the South Bronx. The school where I teach is tremendous: it houses over 1,000 students daily. Due to the size of the school my ability to meet the reading interests of my students is severely limited. The library's diversity and density of genres and levels is painfully shallow. I wish for my kids to have a sense that there is a world out there that is larger than PS 115, larger than Washington Heights, larger than NYC. It is within journals, those journals that target young students, where kids will be able to discover the larger world around them. With a shortage of classroom library books, regularly published journals offer an excellent alternative for developing an appreciation of reading and learning. With the journals my students will be able to read stories about other kids, discover what is happening in the world of sports without watching the television, examine new and interesting science happenings, and most-of-all relate to the larger world by reading and analyzing texts. With luck, my students will discover that print media is multifaceted and not limited to boring books and/or math texts. If a donor is interested in funding this proposal, I am sure that all of my lovely students at PS 115 will be grateful. I thank you graciously for your time, interest and generosity.

Ms. Clune
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Discovery Girls • Magazines.com $19.95 1 $19.95
Sports Illustrated for Kids • Magazines.com $9.99 1 $9.99
Current Science • Weekly Reader $9.95 1 $9.95
READ • Weekly Reader $9.95 1 $9.95
Current Events • Weekly Reader $8.95 1 $8.95
TIME For Kids Magazine- World Report Edition w/ Go Places with TFK! (grades 4-7). Pricing is valid for orders placed between August 1 and October 16, 2004. TIME For Kids reserves the right to prorate issue quantity, free gifts, and pricing for orders received after October 16, 2004. Only valid for orders in quantities of 10 or more. Orders for less than 10 subscriptions will NOT be fulfilled. • Time for Kids $5.29 1 $5.29
Scholastic News (5/6 Grade) • Scholastic Magazines $3.95 12 $47.40
National Geographic Pathfinder Edition Grades 4-6 • National Geographic Magazines $3.95 12 $47.40
Weekly Reader Senior Grades 5,6 • Weekly Reader $3.95 1 $3.95

Materials cost

$162.83

Vendor shipping charges

$16.28

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.07

Fulfillment labor & materials

$17.00

Total project cost

$200.90

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$44.10

Total project goal

$245.00

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$245.00

1 Donor

-$231.04

Donations toward project cost

-$201.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.04

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$14.08

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$0.00

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