This evening I had a conversation with my professor about the dismal state of the cyber charter schools in Pennsylvania. These schools have been touted as an innovative solution to our country’ s education woes. But, like a lot of other “incubators of innovation” cyber charter schools have been long on promise and short on result.
So, it’s cool to come home and see not one, but two articles about some other approaches coming out of New York.
P-Tech offers high school students a path to an associates degree and a job with IBM upon graduation.
Creating jobs and getting students interested in technology and science.
It’s enough to melt even a hardened cynic like myself.