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Ms. Conway-Rankin from Paterson NJ is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Oh, Bookcase...Oh, Bookcase...Where Are You?

Help me give my students a much needed book case to sort all of our wonderful novels.

  • $186 goal

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My Students

Our school is a large, urban, public school. It is also a very ethnically diverse school. Students speak a multitude of languages. We are a happy and eager school. Our teachers love to teach, and our students love to learn.

As diverse as our students are economically and culturally, they are also diverse in their academics and the resource tools needed to better their education.

Our school district lacks the funding to give all students the tools needed for them to succeed. My students don't let that bother them though. They come to school eager to learn and to become a better citizen. I teach fourth grade Literacy. I have three classes of 25-30 students. Each class, is eager to learn, but our lack of resources hinder their opportunities. Unfortunately, these students don't receive the tools needed to fully succeed, like their peers from other districts. Please help us provide these, very much needed, resource tools!!

My Project

I am a fourth grade Literacy teacher and as a class, WE just LOVE to read! The only problem is...we don't have enough space to store all our books! Oh, the horror!

I am asking for help with purchasing a bookcase for our classroom.

My students will be so excited to be able to get a book they want without searching FOREVER for it. We would also like to use our bookcase to create a designated "Reading Nook" in our classroom. We will use the bookcase to divide a section of our classroom to be used ONLY for quiet reading. This is our first step in creating a comfortable and enjoyable space to not only read BUT to learn!

All we need is your help!

Ms. Conway-Rankin
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, 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.

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Sauder Premier 5-Shelf Composite Wood Bookcase, Planked Cherry Finish • $125.99 1 $125.99

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