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Ms. Wick from Winston Salem NC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Opposing Viewpoints to Consider

My students need 14 current titles showing opposing viewpoints.

  • $540 goal

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

We are a 6-12 school where high school students choose to attend our school. We are preparing young, mostly African-American students to attend the college of their choice. For the second year in a row, our school has had the largest percentage of graduating seniors.

Most of the students that go on to college are the first in their families to do so. We are a high-needs school as well as a Title 1 school. Our test scores, although not where they should be, continue to improve each year.

We offer all honors classes in the high school. As such, we need to offer books with a different point of view. My students need current titles showing opposing viewpoints.

Each year all our 9-12th grade students take the PSAT or the SAT. Students must maintain a 2.0 or they will be returned to their neighborhood school. We offer tutoring and Saturday classes to enable students to do their best. AP courses are offered in English and US History. Our students are really trying hard to succeed.

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

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This project will reach 100 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
No One Is Illegal: Fighting Racism and State Violence on the U. S. -Mexico Border Justin Akers Chacon, Mike Davis, Julian Cardona (Photographer) • Barnes and Noble $8.80 1 $8.80
The Patriot Act (Opposing Viewpoints Series) Louise I. Gerdes (Editor) • Barnes and Noble $33.66 1 $33.66
India and Pakistan (Opposing Viewpoints Series) William Dudley, Laura Dudley Jenkins (Editor) • Barnes and Noble $24.07 1 $24.07
Drug Abuse: Opposing Viewpoints Tamara L. Roleff • Barnes and Noble $24.07 1 $24.07
Domestic Violence (Opposing Viewpoints) David M. Haugen (Editor), Helen Cothran (Editor) • Barnes and Noble $23.35 1 $23.35
Child Abuse: Opposing Viewpoints Louise I. Gerdes (Editor) • Barnes and Noble $22.06 1 $22.06
Chemical Dependency (Opposing Viewpoints Series) Laura K. Egendorf • Barnes and Noble $34.65 1 $34.65
Censorship: Opposing Viewpoints Andrea C. Nakaya (Editor) • Barnes and Noble $34.65 1 $34.65
Alcohol (Writing the Critical Essay: An Opposing Viewpoints Guide Series) William Dudley (Editor) • Barnes and Noble $27.76 1 $27.76
Terrorism (Writing the Critical Essay: An Opposing Viewpoints Guide Series) Stephen Currie (Editor) • Barnes and Noble $27.76 1 $27.76
Genetic Engineering (Introducing Issues with Opposing Viewpoints) Scott Barbour (Editor) • Barnes and Noble $31.23 1 $31.23
Cloning (Writing the Critical Essay: An Opposing Viewpoints Guide) William Dudley (Editor), Louise I. Gerdes (Editor) • Barnes and Noble $27.76 1 $27.76
Opposing Viewpoints : Criminal Justice Roleff, Tamara L. Roleff, Tamara L. • Barnes and Noble $23.35 1 $23.35
College Jacqueline Langwith • Barnes and Noble $31.23 1 $31.23

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