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Re: [school-discuss] Homeschooling & FLOS
> Um, OK that was a dream...
It was a good dream! Dream on!
--- Daniel Howard <dhhoward@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Um, OK that was a dream...a cyber charter school is just an online
> school that supports home schooling and/or flexible schedules for say
> atheletes, not a school that uses the charter approach to divorce
> themselves from district management/oversight, and in the case
> about, from district IT management/oversight.
> What we need is the concept of a Charter school that applies
> to IT, but maybe you have to do the whole Charter thing to have that.
> I think I will take this as encouragement to contact any charter
> in Ga just to see if they can more easily do IT things like
> that break from district/county IT management.
> Daniel Howard wrote:
> > Cyber charter schools? This sounds interesting...Can you or anyone
> > elaborate? If there's a precedent for a school to become
> independent of
> > their district IT department without having to go through all of
> > paperwork for curricular charter status, that would be of great
> > to this group, I suspect. Daniel
> > Mark Rauterkus wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >> I think that the questions about homeschooling are important.
> >> Likewise, it might be most productive to ask many of the same
> >> questions about "charter schools." There are many 'cyber charter
> >> schools' that have budgets and the capacity for hiring
> >> teachers, and rely upon computers that are given to the students
> >> families.
> >> --
> >> Ta.
> >> Mark Rauterkus Mark@xxxxxxxxxxxxx <mailto:Mark@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >> http://Rauterkus.blogspot.com
> >> http://Elect.Rauterkus.com
> Daniel Howard
> President and CEO
> Georgia Open Source Education Foundation
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