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Ms. K. from Oakland CA is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Preparing Oakland Students for College!

The cost of a VPL-ES1 LCD projector from Best Buy is $1872, 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>.

  • $1,872 goal

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Hi! I teach 10th Grade Modern World History. I am teaching at Y.E.S. (Youth Empowerment School), a small Title I (low-income) high school in East Oakland. Currently my students are all working towards our BIG goal of college preparation. A large portion of preparing for college is providing our students with the opportunities to interact with modern, up-to-date technology and fundamental note-taking skills. While I can work with my students on note-taking methods from textbooks, overhead transparencies, and the dry erase board, I cannot deny that because of funding constraints, they most certainly are not receiving high quality presentations and lectures via power-point presentations. In wealthier neighboring school districts, students have access to lectures and prepare for college by taking notes from their teachers' power-point presentations. I cannot convey to you how much passion and drive my students in East Oakland have for their goals. They inspire me every day with their resolve for a quality education and their dreams of attending college. Any help to fund a LCD projector would immediately enhance all of their chances for a new life track- the college track. Not only would our students be able to take-notes like other students, they would be exposed to the technology that they will most certainly encounter in college. Thank you for your time and consideration.

Ms. K.
Grades 9-12
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 120 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
VPL-ES1 LCD PROJECTOR • Best Buy $1,249.00 1 $1,249.00

Materials cost

$1,249.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$1,534.43

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$336.83

Total project goal

$1,871.26

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,871.26

2 Donors

-$1,784.84

Donations toward project cost

-$1,535.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$249.84

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$87.11

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$0.00

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