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Ms. Williams from Cleveland MS is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading Between the Lines!

Help me give my students books that challenge their thinking and support instruction that supports equity and anti-racism! We need copies of Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption.

  • $329 goal

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My Students

A teacher takes a hand, opens a mind, and touches a heart! This is exactly what I want to do as a teacher. I want to be able to open the minds of my students and show them what the world has to offer.

I have the pleasure of teaching dynamic students who are all aspiring to become future teachers.

Our students work hard on a daily basis to learn everything they can about becoming an effective teacher. Being from an area that is poverty-stricken and has a high rate of high school dropouts, they are trying to beat the odds by becoming teachers and one day giving back to their community by providing children with a high-quality education.

My students work tirelessly performing duties, working on projects, serving as teacher assistants, and learning information that will provide them with a foundation for a teaching career.

My Project

In my class, Teacher Academy, students are introduced to issues that have existed in education. Within the curriculum, students are taught about teaching a diverse group of children and the struggles that some individuals have faced in order to receive a quality education. Allowing students to read deeper into these issues will allow them to understand the importance of equality for all by promoting equity and anti-racism. The project will allow me to obtain a class set of the book Just Mercy. I will be able to use the book as a part of instruction in Unit 4: History & Trends in American Education. The students will be able to read about the struggles of individuals seeking justice, equity, and fighting for their freedom.

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

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This project will reach 10 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption (PB) • MahoganyBooks $15.30 15 $229.50

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