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Ms. Sawyer-Clausen from Springfield OH is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Laptops for Literacy

My students need laptop computers to build 21st-century skills such as typing and performing research.

  • $1,910 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our students are tough as nails but have hearts of gold. The school has a 100% free/reduced lunch and over 90% African American, inner-city demographic. Our students struggle daily from the ill effects of generational poverty and generational illiteracy. We have many parents who want to help, but they just don't know how. The obstacles these kids face every day is enough to break even the toughest hearts, and their perseverance and tenacity are more inspiring than they can ever imagine.

My Project

In this digital age, computer literacy is a crucial component of any school's learning objectives. It is imperative that students learn to type efficiently and that they know how to use common apps and software like Google and Microsoft Office. Many teachers rely on quality laptops to deliver the best education possible to all of their kids. This is why it was so heartbreaking to discover that our school was broken into the day before school was set to begin for the year and that nearly all of the student and teacher laptops were stolen!

Without access to effective, up-to-date technology, the students at Clark Prep, many of whom are already at an economic disadvantage within the city, will suffer academically.

The staff and students at my school in Springfield, Ohio would greatly appreciate any and all support that the users of are able to provide. With your help, I KNOW we can make a substantial impact on the lives and educations of these wonderful and deserving students.

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
HP Chromebook 11 G6 Education Edition 11 6 Celeron N3350 4 GB RAM • CDW-G $224.16 7 $1,569.12

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