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CNBC: How this Bronx teacher got Twitter's Biz Stone to assist kids in America's classrooms


By Ashley McHugh-Chiappone

Like all teachers, Charles Best wants to see his students succeed. Yet as a high school history teacher at Wings Academy in the Bronx, he saw firsthand the struggles his students faced: No dental care, no winter jackets, no lunch or school supplies......After five years of digging into his own pocket, Best came up with a solution: DonorsChoose.org, an online platform that empowers public school teachers across the United States to request funding for the materials and enrichment experiences their students need in order to progress — things like reading materials, whiteboards, audiobooks, math games and lap desks.

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