Engage Students

Support our work to provide engaging programs and build literacy skills for historically underserved students.

Support Educators

Help us coach educators to transform their teaching practice by leveraging technology and game-based learning.

Achieve Our Mission

Let’s fulfill our mission to close the gaps that exist for students in low-income communities by connecting school to career, improving literacy, and making learning relevant.

Why Donate? Because You Can Make A Difference

Help us close the opportunity and achievement gaps that disproportionately impact under-represented children and those growing up in poverty. Access to high-quality literacy content and effective digital learning remains a significant problem across the country. Together, we can change that.

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Declining adolescent literacy

More than 60% of 4th graders score below proficiency in reading (NAEP, 2013). Addressing the literacy gap that emerges in middle school is a key element in closing the opportunity and achievement gaps.

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Persistently high dropout rates

More students fail 9th grade than any other high school grade (National High School Center, 2012). Over one third of all dropouts are lost in 9th grade (AEE, 2014). And for African-American and Hispanic students, dropout rates are close to 40%, compared to the national average of 27% (EPE, 2012).

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Power of game-based learning

Rigorous and engaging curriculum provided through games holds great potential to motivate students, especially those struggling with literacy.

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Student engagement

Emotional engagement at school is the non-cognitive factor that most directly correlates with academic achievement (Gallup Education, 2013).

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Transformations in teaching

Educators need guidance on finding quality content designed to the CCSS and 21st century learning skills; accessing and working with blended learning tools; and using embedded assessments and data to drive and improve instruction.

Featured Donors

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What People Are Saying

“You have these kids who are often labeled as troublemakers and they know this. And you see their confidence level boost. This program has pushed them in the right way—the exact way they need to. I think because it’s so obvious this program has been developed by teachers. You can absolutely tell the difference.”

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Vicky Park
Summer Acceleration Coordinator and Special Education Department Chair, Farragut Career Academy, Chicago Public Schools

“I tried to make the best decisions. You really have to understand what you’re reading in order to succeed. It’s like the real world.”

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Malik
Chicago Public School Student

“At first I didn’t know what an editor-in-chief did. But you get to do the things they do, and learn the different roles they play. I would like to work for an arts entertainment magazine when I grow up.”

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Deja
Chicago Public School Student

“I can accomplish anything if I set my mind to it. I am proud because it is something I never believed in before.”

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New York, NY

“For many of our students, [Classroom Inc.] is the biggest reason that they attend Saturday and weekday after-school classes.”

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Felice Lepore
Principal of the Urban Assembly School for Careers in Sports

“The program engages learners and prepares them for collaborative work in the job market.”

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NYC Public Schools

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You may also donate by calling us at 1-800-258-0640.