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Mrs. Chung from San Jose CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Nose for News

The cost of 20 subscriptions to Scholastic News Grade 3 and Success with Test Taking: Reading Workbook from Scholastic Magazines is $198, 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>.

  • $198 goal

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I teach third grade at Valle Vista in San Jose. My school is 49% free lunch, and 40% are English Language Learners I currently have 20 students in my class. My students range in reading ability between grades 2 through 4 and are working diligently to become fluent readers. I am looking for ways for my students to be able to gain knowledge through resources available outside the classroom. I would love for each of my students to have access to a Scholastic News magazine subscription. Many of my students have limited knowledge and exposure to current events. This would enable me to connect the important current events with the reading curriculum, and make their reading more meaningful and exciting. I feel so strongly about the importance of using this teaching tool in the classroom that I have been putting out the money for these publications for my students for a few years now. Each year I request that the parents pay for these magazines and receive reimbursement from a hand full of parents. I do not press my parents because I know that they cannot afford to pay for these subscriptions. I am therefore requesting that you would consider funding these publications for my students.

Mrs. Chung
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Scholastic News Grade 3 • Scholastic Magazines $3.95 20 $79.00
Success with Test Taking: Reading Workbook Grade 3 • Scholastic Magazines $1.99 20 $39.80

Materials cost

$118.80

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$161.95

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$35.55

Total project goal

$197.50

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$197.50

4 Donors

-$180.43

Donations toward project cost

-$162.75

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.68

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$18.05

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$0.00

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