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Cyber Schools1

  1. 1. CYBERSCHOOLS Every classroom is a computer lab Hustle & TECHknow Microsoft Office Class
  2. 2. Key Benefits <ul><li>Practical office technology education 5 hour daily </li></ul><ul><li>Individualized Education for every student </li></ul>
  3. 3. Additional Benefits <ul><li>Enhanced communication skills </li></ul><ul><li>Accommodation of different learning styles </li></ul>
  4. 4. Barriers to Entry <ul><li>Lack of Computer Equipment </li></ul><ul><li>Students not accustomed to self-paced </li></ul><ul><li>Schools fight concept for less than “academically gifted’ Student </li></ul>
  5. 5. Cyber Schools <ul><li>Aimed at special population of dropouts </li></ul><ul><li>Equip schools with 1 computer per student and Specialized vocational education </li></ul><ul><li>Instructors to motivate students to keep pace </li></ul>
  6. 6. Do these students look like Dropouts & Juvenile Delinquents? Hustle & TECHknow students at graduation and Awards luncheon June 2007 Compuware cafeteria
  7. 7. Hustle & TECHknow Preparatory High School A Cyber School located at the Compuware Headquarters in Downtown Detroit serving high school dropouts and juvenile delinquents September 2006 – November 2007
  8. 8. Successes <ul><li>Lexile reading scores moved 4.2 to 7.8 in 6 months </li></ul><ul><li>Completion of Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry </li></ul><ul><li>Graduation rate 80% June 2007 </li></ul>
  9. 9. Successes <ul><li>2007 Automation Alley Educational Program of the Year </li></ul><ul><li>Three teams entered into Thinkquest website design </li></ul><ul><li>Three Qualifiers for the National Vocabulary championship </li></ul><ul><li>Qualification as CISCO Academy </li></ul>
  10. 10. Help Create a Brighter Future <ul><li>Amend legislation to allow and fund these type of schools to contract directly with Michigan Virtual High School </li></ul>Hustle & TECHknow Economics Class

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