First-year teachers have a unique problem: they’re building their classrooms from scratch. That’s why AdoptAClassroom.org and Lane Bryant are joining forces to help get first-year teachers in Columbus, Ohio the supplies their students need to succeed.
More than half of America’s kids in public schools live in poverty according to the Southern Education Foundation. Nearly two-thirds of all classroom materials are purchased by teachers from their own funds. Teachers are supplying their classroom with everything from pencils to technology to hygiene items.
Contributions to the AdoptAClassroom.org Highest-Need Classroom Fund will support classrooms in high-poverty schools (majority Title 1) across the country. Learn more >
“Over 30% of Minnesota teachers leave the classroom within their first five years.” – Smart Solutions to Minnesota’s Teacher Shortage: Developing and Sustaining a Diverse and Valued Educator Workforce, Educator Policy Innovation Center
AdoptAClassroom.org is raising funds for first-year teachers in the Twin Cities metro area to enable those teachers to purchase needed supplies and instructional material for their classrooms. Our goal is to help to reduce attrition among first-year teachers in order to reduce costs for schools and improve student achievement. Learn more >
Teachers need school supplies now more than ever. AdoptAClassroom.org brings assistance to teachers by connecting them with funding to purchase the classroom supplies and materials they need immediately. Support our mission here.
“90 percent of special education students can meet regular diploma requirements with the right supports.” – 2015 Building a Grad Nation Report
Contributions to the AdoptAClassroom.org Special Education Fund will support special education classrooms across the country. Learn more >
“Proficient readers are almost six times less likely to drop out of high school than those reading below a basic level. 96% of proficient readers graduate high school.” – Double Jeopardy: How Third-Grade Reading Skills and Poverty Influence High School Graduation, The Anne E. Casey Foundation
Contributions to the AdoptAClassroom.org Literacy and Language Fund will support English, ELL, ESL, and Language Arts classrooms across the country. Learn more >
“Student participation in arts education shows a significant and positive correlation with high school graduation rates.” – 2010 Missouri Alliance for Arts Education study
Contributions to the OOLY Art Fund support art classrooms in need across the country. As a contributor to this fund, you’ll receive regular updates and photos from teachers and students about how your impact is making a difference in their art class.
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“Only 36% of high-school students are ready for college-level science.” – The Condition of College & Career Readiness 2014, ACT
Contributions to the AdoptAClassroom.org STEM fund support science, math, engineering, and computer science classrooms in need across the country. As a contributor to this fund, you’ll receive regular updates and photos from teachers and students about how your impact is making a difference in their classroom. Learn more >
“Over 90% of students who particpate in a year or more of music graduate on time.” – Music Makes Us Baseline Research Report, Metro Nashville Public Schools
Contributions to the AdoptAClassroom.org music fund support music classrooms in need across the country. As a contributor to this fund, you’ll receive regular updates and photos from teachers and students about how your impact is making a difference in their music class. Learn more >
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