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Mrs. Jurca from Lanham MD is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Robbed of our Technology- Can You help?

My students need two quality desktop computers to replace the ones stolen from our classroom.

  • $2,326 goal

This project expired on April 18, 2013.

This project expired on April 18, 2013.

My Students

Have you ever had something stolen from you? My students have recently had one of their educational opportunities stolen from them- the opportunity to learn with technology. Over the weekend, someone broke into our classroom through the window and stole the iMac computers that our students use.

My students are high-poverty ESOL students, and many of their parents do not speak English.

My students all speak another language, and many of them do not have access to technology at home. At school, we had 3 iMac computers in our classroom that students could use as a learning center for English language learning activities. These language programs are especially important to our Newcomer ESOL students who speak no English. Their acquisition and mastery of English is important for them to be successful in all of their content areas.

My Project

I have requested two, all-in-one touchscreen computers. These computers will be used in our classroom for another 5-8 years, so I chose ones that I felt would last and function well for the language learning activities that we do. These computers will be easy for students to use (many of whom have never seen a computer before!) and will help them soar in their English acquisition.

What kind of a person would rob students of their educational opportunities?

Please help me show the students that we will not let bad people and bad circumstances stand in the way of providing them the quality education they deserve. Help my students by helping us replace what was stolen so that my students can continue their educational journey!

Mrs. Jurca
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of 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 250 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Gateway - One 23' Touch-Screen All-In-One Computer - 6GB Memory - 500GB Hard Drive • Best Buy $799.99 1 $799.99
Dell - 23' Touch-Screen All-In-One Computer - 4GB Memory - 500GB Hard Drive • Best Buy $999.99 1 $999.99

Materials cost

$1,799.98

Vendor shipping charges

$12.00

Sales tax

$108.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$27.00

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,976.98

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$348.88

Total project goal

$2,325.86

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