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Mr. Ohl from Bronx NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading Made Real

The cost of 5 sets of Book Bundles from AKJ Educational Services is $505, 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>.

  • $505 goal

This project expired on April 18, 2006.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

I teach 6th and 7th grade mathematics at MS 223, The Laboratory School of Finance and Technology. We are a new middle school that has opened in what was the worst school in NYC. A telling sign of the poverty and neglect that our students face is that 95% of them receive free lunches from the federal government. Our school building is over-crowded and there are not enough rooms for classrooms let alone a library. While our teachers are very committed and work together as a team we are still lacking the kind of books that our students deserve. Many of our students love to read but have limited access to interesting literature. The few books they have access to are often outdated, uninteresting, or contextually not relevant. Reading is fundamental to economic success in our society and many of our poorest students are being excluded from opportunity because they lack access to good books. Please help fund this grant and give our students the chance to become the avid readers they deserve a chance to be. Thanks for your support and kind heart.

Mr. Ohl
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 45 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Reluctant Readers: Book Bundle for Grades 7+ (22 Books) • AKJ Educational Services $124.44 1 $124.44
Prejudice: Book Bundle for Grades 6+ (13 Books) • AKJ Educational Services $77.09 1 $77.09
Grade 6 Book Bundle B (10 Books) • AKJ Educational Services $51.78 1 $51.78
Grade 6 Book Bundle A (10 Books) • AKJ Educational Services $49.62 1 $49.62
Strong Women: Book Bundle for Grades 7+ (9 Books) • AKJ Educational Services $49.17 1 $49.17

Materials cost

$352.10

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$414.10

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$90.90

Total project goal

$505.00

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$505.00

2 Donors

-$421.00

Donations toward project cost

-$415.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$6.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$85.10

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$0.00

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