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Ms. M. from San Francisco CA is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Students in Maximum Security Go to College (ABC Family)

My students need a laminator so they can laminate important documents for their college portfolios.

  • $422 goal

This project expired on June 1, 2012.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Can you imagine knowing that the statistics for your success in life are against you?

My students are incredible individuals, but they have gone through really difficult lives with a lot of pain and hardship--more than most of us endure in a lifetime.

My students grew up in public housing projects. Many of their parents are no longer alive or are in prison, and desperation caused many to drop out of school prior to their incarceration. My students know there are jail cells in the adult prison system waiting for them. It's my job to teach them that college and careers also await.

My Project

My students are trying to learn as much as they can about college. They are studying, writing essays, and creating portfolios in preparation for their applications. They have requested a laminating machine so that they can create the most professional portfolios possible. They want to do this project through ABC Family.

Please help show my students that college is a possibility.

Help them to understand that there are people our there who believe in them. Please reinvigorate my school, which needs more help than you can imagine.

Ms. M.
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 999 students.

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Fellowes Venus VL-125 - laminator • Best Buy $280.99 1 $280.99

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