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Mrs. Mangum from Gallup NM is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

What's Out There?

Help me give my students the opportunity to read about current events around the world.

  • $224 goal

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are very resilient! Almost all of my students come from low-income households and are met every day with challenges ranging from broken families to difficult living conditions. Despite this, my students come to school excited to learn new things.

Our school borders a Native American Indian reservation and 96% of our students are Navajo.

All of the students at our school receive free lunch and breakfast. The students are hard working, and despite many hardships, they have continued to make great gains academically. Our teachers are very dedicated and provide many of our much needed materials out-of-pocket.

My Project

Many of my students' families do not have the means to travel and see the United States or the world, they do not get the opportunity to experience what is going on outside of their own local community. Their families, in general, do not watch the news or keep up with current events. My students are not aware of the many historical changes, technological and health care advances, and political debates that are taking place in the world today. The Scholastic News magazines will help my students become aware of other people, other cultures, other nations, and people who think differently.

Reading the Scholastic News magazines will help build their reading skills, but it will also help them develop a sense of citizenship in the world, and a desire to be accepting of differences.

Mrs. Mangum
Grades 3-5
Nearly all 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 78 students.

7 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Scholastic News, Grades 5/6 (min. 10 subscriptions per order) • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $5.75 25 $143.75

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