If you asked Sari Factor why she ended up in the burgeoning blended learning sector, she would tell you that her company is filling a void in education -- more personalized learning for less money.
School districts lose an average of about $10,000 in funding every time a student drops out, Factor said. But if schools integrate technology in the classroom, they could save that $10,000 and improve graduation rates.
“If you think about how the student might be able to stay engaged in school because of individualized learning programs, it more than covers the cost of our course wear for that student,” Factor said. “The return on investment is huge. You’ve seen graduation rates increase over the last decade. I think it’s programs like ours that are helping drive that trend.” Read full story PBJ.com
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