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Ms. T. from Brooklyn NY is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Special Ed Students In Need of Very Basic Items

The cost of a dry erase board, an easel, 4 easel pads, and a dry erase starter kit for this proposal is $698, 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>.

  • $698 goal

This project expired on June 29, 2007.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

I am teaching English language Arts to Special Ed Students. The school is Bed-Stuy Brooklyn and serves a largely poor population. The kids run the gamut of disabilities and all are at 3rd grade or less reading levels in the 7th grade. I am currently teaching approximately 25 students. They need intensive work but I do not have the materials necessary to teach them. I am in an art room which only has one teeny-tiny chalk board. I can only write 4 or 5 things on the board at a time. I can't write detailed lessons on the board or assign impromptu class work. I need a dry-erase board that I can work with them on. I also need an easel to hang chart paper on to create graphic organizers, do grammatical work etc. These are underprivileged kids in an official high needs school, who have managed to get this far with extremely limited reading and writing skills. They need intensive work but I don't have the materials necessary to accomplish this task. Please help me help these kids. Thank you for your consideration.

Ms. T.
Grades 6-8
  • JHS 258 David Ruggles
  • Brooklyn, NY
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Quartet Oak Wood Frame Rolling Reversible Melamine Dry-Erase Board, 48quot x 72quot • Office Depot Inc. $314.99 1 $314.99
Boone(R) 2-Leg Reversible Economy Easel With Dry-Erase Board • Office Depot Inc. $98.99 1 $98.99
3M Post-it(R) Self-Stick Easel Pads, Faint Blue 1quot Grid, 25quot x 30quot, Box Of 2 Pads • Office Depot Inc. $35.63 2 $71.26
Sanford(R) EXPO(R) Dry-Erase Starter Kit • Office Depot Inc. $7.01 1 $7.01

Materials cost

$492.25

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$571.95

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$125.55

Total project goal

$697.50

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$697.50

1 Donor

-$657.74

Donations toward project cost

-$572.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$85.74

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$39.82

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$0.00

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