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Ms. Sagapolu from Hayward CA is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Tech for College Work

Help me give my students access to a printer and computers so they can work on their college essays.

  • $1,201 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The majority of our High School students have been classified, at one time in their schooling, as English Language Learners. The majority currently qualify for free and reduced lunch, meaning their families are low-income. Many of them are on IEPs or 504 plans; more than I could ever count are students who have experienced trauma in their lives - trauma from community, family, and adults in their lives. In short, they do not have the resources to meet their needs. This crowd-sourcing goes a long way.

My Project

While this technology will be open to all of my students - like Ward Stern, who is also posting for printers - I am a part of Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID), a college preparatory program. We do not have adequate tech resources to help students prepare and apply for college. For instance, my AVID juniors are starting to draft their college essays. We do not have consistent access to computers. But the students have cell phones. So their phones will give them access to Google Classroom and the new keyboards will allow them to type their essays quickly. The printer - also like Ward Stern's post - will be for students to print materials needed for school and job or college applications.

Ms. Sagapolu
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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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 120 students.

4 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Logitech Multi-Device K480 - keyboard - English - black • Best Buy Education $25.01 12 $300.12
HP Color LaserJet Pro M254dw - printer - color - laser • Best Buy Education $221.27 1 $221.27
HP 202X - High Yield - yellow - original - LaserJet - toner cartridge (CF502X) • Best Buy Education $94.60 1 $94.60
HP 202X - High Yield - cyan - original - LaserJet - toner cartridge (CF501X) • Best Buy Education $94.60 1 $94.60
HP 202X - High Yield - magenta - original - LaserJet - toner cartridge (CF503X) • Best Buy Education $94.60 1 $94.60
HP 202X - High Yield - black - original - LaserJet - toner cartridge (CF500X) • Best Buy Education $89.72 1 $89.72

Materials cost

$894.91

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

Sales tax

$81.88

3rd party payment processing fee

$13.42

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,020.21

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$180.04

Total project goal

$1,200.25

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,200.25

3 Donors

-$1,200.25

Donations toward project cost

-$1,020.21

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$180.04

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$0.00

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