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Ms. Chandler from Brooklyn NY is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Need a Mask? Just Ask!

Help me give my students colorful masks to keep them safe in school.

  • $463 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students attend a support program inside a community school. I'm incredibly lucky to teach regents English, psychology, environmental science and art to standard assessment high schoolers in a small-class setting, with the hope of sending them off to college with the skills and will to succeed. Even though my students have IEPs, the expectations for them are high. They still find ways to surprise me with their creativity, their resiliency, and their capacity to learn.

The ability of these special needs teens is not determined by their disability, but by their incredible resilience.

My job is to push their English skills high enough to pass the 11th grade Common Core regents exams and provide them the support to learn in a therapeutic setting. By teaching them literacy and writing from their sophomore year until they graduate, I am able to infuse common core skills in a fun, exciting and personal way! My students pass their regents exams and aim for college matriculation.

My Project

The last eighteen months have definitely been unprecedented times for my students! But we're all so grateful to be back in the classroom. In order to stay out of quarantine students and staff need to maintain safety measures.

In order to stay safe in the classroom, students need to wear their masks and colorful masks will inspire compliance in our classroom.

Teens are having a hard time shifting to the new normal of wearing masks in class, and having masks they think are attractive can increase the rate of success.

Ms. Chandler
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 36 students.

3 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
5 Pack Black Lives Matter Graphic Printed Face Masks Made in USA BLM Bandana Balaclava Unisex Adult Size • Amazon Business $19.99 2 $39.98
PAGE ONE Unisex Cotton Cloth Face Masks Reusable Washable,Anti-Fog Dust-Proof Mouth Cover/6PC • Amazon Business $19.45 2 $38.90
Cloth Face Maks Washable Reusable for Women Men with Nose Wire, Filter Pocket& 9 Filters, 3 Layers Breathable Fabric 3D Shaped Mask with Fashion Street Style Designer Printed (9 PACK) • Amazon Business $26.99 1 $26.99
OxiClear Handloom Linen Anti Pollution Face Mask, Washable & Reusable (Pack of 7) • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
Cloth Face Mask with Reusable Washable-Individually Wrapped Adjustable Face Mask Earloop for Adults • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
9 Pack Face Mask-Cloth Face Mask with Reusable Washable Adjustable Ear Loops • Amazon Business $23.99 1 $23.99
Cloth Face Mask Washable Reusable Adult Printed Face Masks Adjustable 3Py Face Cover for Women Men Pack of 8 • Amazon Business $23.99 1 $23.99
PAGE ONE Unisex Cotton Cloth Face Masks Reusable Washable,Anti-Fog Dust-Proof Mouth Cover/6PC • Amazon Business $19.45 1 $19.45
TwoYek Reusable Washable Face Mask with Nose Wire Blue Space Galaxy 3D Adjustable Cloth Cotton Designer Fashion Masks Cover Womens Adult Comfortable Fabric Breathable Facemask with Ear Loops 4 Packs • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
TwoYek Reusable Washable Face Mask with Nose Wire Black Mandala 3D Adjustable Cloth Cotton Designer Fashion Masks Cover Womens Adult Comfortable Fabric Breathable Facemask with Ear Loops 4 Packs • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
Cloth Face Mask with Reusable Washable-Adjustable Face Mask Earloop for Adult for 6 PACKS • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
50pcs Face Mask, 3-Ply Breathable Safety Earloop Mask Anti Dust Bendable Nose Wire Galaxy Disposable Face Mask (Galaxy-A, 50) • Amazon Business $8.99 2 $17.98
Golden Sun Moon Star Clouds Galaxy Mysterious Tarot Astrology Constellation Magic Cloth Face Mask Scarf, Washable & Reusable Breathable Adjustable Filter, For Men Women Adult • Amazon Business $11.90 1 $11.90
Reusable Skull Face Mask, Adjustable and Breathable Balaclavas for Men and Women • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Washable Face Mask with Adjustable Ear Loops - 3 Layers, 100% Cotton Inner Layer - Cloth Reusable Face Protection with Filter Pocket - Made in USA -Suitable Both Indoor & Outdoor (Galaxy) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
50PCS Disposable Starry Galaxy Pattern Face Masks,3 Ply Breathable Safety Mask,Disposable Mouth Face Cover for Adults(Galaxy C) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
5PC Face Protect with 10 Filter Fashionable Printed Pattern Dust Cotton Mouth Washable and Reusable for Dust, Outdoors, Sports • Amazon Business $8.49 1 $8.49
3 Pack Galaxy Dust Mouth Face Mask - Dustproof Saw-Dust Washable - Reusable Comfy - Cotton Protective Breathable Soft Warm Windproof Face Protection for Man and Woman • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Ramkudi Reusable face mask-multi layered-Breathable-Machine washable-(Pack of 3) • Amazon Business $2.00 1 $2.00

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