Help Crack The Elementary School Education Crisis

by Teamchildren
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Help Crack The Elementary School  Education Crisis
Help Crack The Elementary School  Education Crisis
Help Crack The Elementary School  Education Crisis
Help Crack The Elementary School  Education Crisis
Help Crack The Elementary School  Education Crisis
Help Crack The Elementary School  Education Crisis
Help Crack The Elementary School  Education Crisis
Help Crack The Elementary School  Education Crisis
Help Crack The Elementary School  Education Crisis
Oct 22, 2018

Emergency Action Required Save our kids

Contributions from individuals, companies, and foundations have empowered www.teamchildren.org to distribute over 17,000 low cost refurbished computers to families, schools and organizations. We estimate we have reached over 80,000 kids. But our job is not done.

In a few weeks, the tides of power throughout our nation will be shifting, but the educational crisis remains, as a see no evil, speak no evil. 

While we have the technology through public TV this nation has not yet created an opportunity for young children to learn reading, math, science or technology at home so as to start school ready to learn.

While programs like Sesame Street made some difference it was not a sufficient difference to turn the tide on kids failing in school.

In Philadelphia alone, there are over 153 elementary schools where the average math proficiency is 10.5 % reading 23.5 %

Comcast has poured millions of dollars promoting the Internet Essentials program yet thousands of people in our region still have no computer to use at home.

Today while getting my car fixed I met a woman that is a teacher in an inner-city school. While talking about what I do she mentioned that she needed a laptop because of her six-year-old spilt water on it. I offered her a laptop for $150 and she could not afford it. 

 We talked about how teachers spend most of their time dealing with behavior problems and at the end of the day there is little o no effective teaching going on. 

Most schools have no effective parenting programs and have no idea if the kids in their schools have the technology they need. 

Over the next 6 weeks, our goal is to distribute over 300 more desktops and laptops and raise $100,000 ++ to fully fund and staff our programs

This past Saturday we helped a 17-year-old in the Perkiomen school district receive a laptop. His mother died 3 years ago, his father is not in the picture, he lives with his elderly grandparents that have very little money. 

He now has the technology he needs to transform his academic, economic, and social future. 

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Teamchildren

Location: Audubon, PA - USA
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Twitter: @teamchildren
Project Leader:
Robert Toporek
Audubon, PA United States
$10,320 raised of $99,000 goal
 
90 donations
$88,680 to go
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