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  • $1,067 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. B.
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households
  • 10 donors
  • $0 still needed

Laptop Computer 2 for Class Research

The cost of this Compaq Presario Widescreen Notebook is $1067, 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>.

Since I am a teacher of Debate, Public Speaking, and English, I am responsible for teaching my students how to be effective communicators in the world they face everyday. One of the most important aspects of learning to speak and debate is learning how to research and having the tools to obtain the research necessary for presentations and speeches. If we don't have access to research in these classes, we having nothing, essentially. Our school does have a very nice media center, but since we have a huge student population, our classes have difficulty “getting a spot” so that we can research without competing with other classes which vitally need the library as well. I believe that if we had a laptop, we could connect to our internet service from my classroom,and I could start and build upon a very nice media center within my own classroom so that my students (especially those who have no internet access at home) could do research while I assisted them individually during class time. I have approximately 120 students per day, and I feel that this would HIGHLY benefit our Speech and Debate program at Starkville High School! Thank you for your consideration!

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Compaq Presario V2555US 14quot Widescreen Notebook Computer With Mobile AMD Sempron(TM) Processor 3000 • Office Depot Inc. $759.99 1 $759.99

Materials cost

$759.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$874.33

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$191.93

Total project goal

$1,066.26

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,066.26

10 Donors

-$971.00

Donations toward project cost

-$875.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$96.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$96.07

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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10 donors10 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 100 students.

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