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Mr. Lyle from Oklahoma City OK is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Relax to Read

Help me give my students six Big Joe Bean Bags to give my students alternative seating in my special education classroom.

  • $345 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are emotional disturbed, autistic, other health impaired, or have a specific learning disability. All have a history of behavioral issues. Many have 6 or 7 periods a day with me in the ED room; some rotate in and out. They test academically at 1st or 2nd grade. Ninety percent are African Americans on free or reduced meals. Most have experienced some form of violence, some have medical conditions and require medications.

Even as they struggle with self-control and academic achievement, they want to integrate with regular students.

They have goals to close the gap and graduate from high school.

My Project

These bean bags will be used in an alternative seating area. We already have a carpet, and these will give students comfortable seating to read. The carpeted area has been quite successful and the bean bags will help to elevate my student learning environment.

My students need areas in our classroom that are set aside for them to manage their emotions and work on their academics.

This space will also give students another area to have classroom discussions as well as develop social skills they need for careers and college.

These bean bags will help to make the classroom more relaxing and support my students' social and emotional needs.

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

Equity Focus

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

This project will reach 20 students.

3 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Big Joe Bean Bag, 98-Inch, Sapphire • Amazon Business $40.00 6 $240.00

Materials cost

$240.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$19.56

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.60

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$293.16

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$51.73

Total project goal

$344.89

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$344.89

3 Donors

-$344.89

Donations toward project cost

-$293.16

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$51.73

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$0.00

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