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ERIC Number: EJ754941
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Nov
Pages: 2
Abstractor: ERIC
ISSN: ISSN-0147-2453
Digging up Classroom Dollars on DonorsChoose
Curriculum Review, v46 n3 p14 Nov 2006
Back in 2000, Charles Best was teaching at Wings Academy, an alternative high school in the Bronx, when he got the idea for a Web site where teachers could solicit donations for class projects. With help from his students, soon was born. Last year, the site won's Nonprofit Innovation Award. So far, DonorsChoose has generated more than $8 million for projects that have touched 479,000-plus students in the cities and states it serves. This article presents an interview with Best who talks about's expansion plans and offers tips on how to get projects funded.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: New York