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Mr. Gozonsky from Los Angeles CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

The Final is, Get a Good Job

Help me give my students their own copy of "The Two Hour Job Search," so they know how to find a job they like this summer and for the careers ahead of them.

  • $3,735 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Ours is a visual and performing arts high school, so the majority of the students take great interest in music, dance, theater, and visual arts. We also have a significant minority of students who are not necessarily captivated by the arts, but who nonetheless enjoy the upbeat and accepting environment of a safe urban school with caring staff.

The healing power of the arts is evident in the friendliness and creativity of our student body.

We typically engage in learning thoughtfully, soothed by the recent experience of having danced or sculpted or played the vibraphone. In addition to being thoughtful, cheerful, and almost unfailingly polite, our students cherish open-mindedness above all.

For example, in our classroom photo, a student is reading Orwell's 1984 to the octopus agave in our garden. The students in this class had an open mind about transplanting agave pups as well as Day of the Dead marigolds and dwarf sunflowers on Día de los Muertos. Since then we have walked out to the garden a couple of times, to plant peas and nasturtiums and also for the sake of taking a walk. The marigolds have taken a strong hold and are thriving.

My Project

The Two Hour Job Search will give my inner-city high school students elite job-finding skills.

My students are often quite brilliant; however, they frequently settle for blah or worse jobs because they're not plugged into the networking techniques used by elite college alums.

This book shares the goods.

The big research project for Spring Semester 2019 is going to be get a job they like and write about how they did it. This book will help us do that. The experience of finding not just any job, but a good job, will make a huge difference in my students future well-being. By contributing, you'll be promoting equity not only in education but also in employment.

Mr. Gozonsky
Grades 9-12
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 230 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The 2-Hour Job Search: Using Technology to Get the Right Job Faster • Amazon Business $10.93 260 $2,841.80

Materials cost

$2,841.80

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$260.02

3rd party payment processing fee

$42.63

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$3,174.45

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$560.20

Total project goal

$3,734.65

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$3,734.65

35 Donors

-$3,725.83

Donations toward project cost

-$3,174.45

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$551.38

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.82

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$0.00

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