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Ms. Tecza from Bronx NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Zero Printers in Our School for Kids or Teachers

My students need a printer and cartridges to be able to print and access to 21st century tools.

  • $493 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our PreK to 5th-grade school is located in the Bronx, NY.

Our school is a comprised of the following student population*:

- 90% of student's receiving a free lunch

- 97% of our population has either an African-American and Hispanic background

- 27% of students have Special Needs

- 7% English Language Learners

- Ranked 2,216th out of 2,386 NYS Elementary Schools or the bottom .05%

We share our building with a charter school and while we have a healthy relationship, our students often make negative comments about the co-location. They feel they are treated differently and as second-class citizens.

By having this technology in the Library, I also hope to lift their self-esteem and self-worth.

My Project

I know it's hard to believe, but yes, there is not 1 printer in our school for students or teachers to use

Students will be able to publish their digital stories and share with their friends.

It's important for our students to have real-world experiences and access to technology so they're able to compete in a 21st Century world. We will be using www.StoryBird.com to create our stories and will be self-checking each other. By printing our our work, Students can share their work with each other and conduct spell-check, grammar fixes and fully-experience the writing process.

I'm the librarian and work in the "learning hub," of the school, hence if there is anywhere a printer should be, it's in the library.

Ms. Tecza
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Lexmark 51B1000 MS317dn MX317dn MS417dn MX417de MS517dn MX517de MS617dn MS617de Return Program Cartridge Toner • Amazon Business $65.79 4 $263.16
Lexmark 35SC260 MS417dn Compact Laser Printer, Monochrome, Networking, Duplex Printing • Amazon Business $119.89 1 $119.89

Materials cost

$383.05

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.75

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$418.80

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$73.91

Total project goal

$492.71

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$492.71

7 Donors

-$435.30

Donations toward project cost

-$406.05

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$29.25

match offer

-$15.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$12.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$2.25

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$42.41

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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