You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »

Are you a teacher? Create a project in 10 minutes and get what you need for your students. Tap here to start.

Menu
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

 
See this teacher's page

Mr. Newton from Nashville TN is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Be an Informed Citizen for Life: AP Prep for Government

My students need need Albert.io test prep materials to dominate the AP US Government and Politics exam.

  • $424 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

As a teacher in a low-income/high poverty school district, my students are faced with several challenges both in and out of the classroom. Despite the many challenges they face, I am looking to help my students receive college credit by scoring a 4 or 5 on the AP United States Government exam.

My students are curious, kind, resilient, and responsible.

They like to work together in teams to use teamwork to understand challenging concepts. Furthermore, my AP Government students are mostly freshman taking a course that is usually taken by seniors. They have shown resiliency by continuing to strive to do better in and outside of class and not giving up when the content has been challenging. My students are always thirsty for knowledge asking pertinent questions about our government and how it affects their lives. Finally, my students exhibit responsibility by attending practice sessions outside of class and consistently completing homework assignments.

My Project

In 2015, only thirteen percent of total AP US Government and Politics test takers were Black or Hispanic students in the state of Tennessee. This is especially concerning because students of color often are not provided the same equal access to AP courses that their more affluent, white peers receive. It is especially disconcerting when we need ALL citizens, regardless of socio-economic backgrounds, to receive a high quality education to become enlightened and civically active citizens.

RHS scholars are changing these numbers.

Our students will be equipped with the necessary skills and knowledge to be an informed citizen that can participate in our government.

This year, twenty-three freshman and two junior scholars will sit for the AP US Government exam. For many, this is the first chance they--or anyone in their family--has had to earn college credit. In order to get them there, our students need high-quality test prep materials.

The Albert.io platform provides rigorous test questions, informative feedback, and lots of practice for continued improvement. The platform also allows kids--and me!--to track progress and mastery. It is especially important as most students in the nation take this class as a senior rather than an underclassman This puts my students at a slight disadvantage because they haven't had as many history classes than your typical senior. It is my hope that the Albert.io platform will give them a leg up in mastering the AP Government exam.

Passing the AP exam is a critical component of our scholars getting into the dream school of their choice and preparing them for their future career. We hope you will support our kids and consider donating if you are able.

Mr. Newton
Grades 9-12
More than a third of students from low‑income households

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

Learn how we’re working to support teachers and students during Covid-19

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Mr. Newton is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Albert Small Classroom School Year License (Up to 40 Students) • AKJ Education $325.00 1 $325.00

Materials cost

$325.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.88

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$359.88

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$63.51

Total project goal

$423.39

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$423.39

3 Donors

-$211.70

Donations toward project cost

-$179.95

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$31.75

match offer

-$211.68

Match offer toward project cost

-$179.93

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$31.75

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.01

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Nashville","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[1499383],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"TN","teacherPossessivePronoun":"his","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":4,"name":"High School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":3063731,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/be-an-informed-citizen-for-life-ap-prep/3063731/","verifyShowPhotos":"","mayHaveReplacements":false,"numStudents":25,"teacherScreenName":"Mr. Newton","authorIds":{"1499383":{"owner":"Mr. Newton","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[3063731],"proposalHash":"-2018618605","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://storage.donorschoose.net/dc_prod/images/teacher/profile/272x272/tp1499383_272x272.jpg?width=136&height=136&fit=bounds&auto=webp&t=1517591376671","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":277408,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["MTQ5OTM4Mw==","MTg5MjYxMA==","NDYyNDQ2OA==","MTY2ODkyNA=="],"teacherId":1499383,"schoolCounty":"Davidson","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"TN","name":"Tennessee"}}