When James Cryan looks at his collection of books, he sees a need. But his school cannot afford to buy more supplies, so he sought help from others: He used a nonprofit Web site called www.donorschoose.org, reports Colorado's 9News.com.

"I think it's a great way for people who kind of want to support education, especially in their own communities," said Cryan, a literacy teacher at Rishel Middle School. "But, they don't know quite how... to do that." The donorschoose.org web page was started by teachers in New York who grew tired of paying for supplies out of their


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