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Re: [K12OSN] success stories?



On Fri, July 21, 2006 4:55 pm, James P. Kinney III wrote:
> On Fri, 2006-07-21 at 08:28 -0400, Jim McQuillan wrote:
>> There was an excellent story on Newsforge on Wednesday.  This is one of
>> those that gave me goose bumps while reading.
>>
>> Here's the link:
>>
>> http://business.newsforge.com/business/06/07/10/2115242.shtml?tid=37&tid=138
>>
>> Jim McQuillan
>> jam Ltsp org
>>
>>
> Just wait 'till you what is happening in Atlanta next :)
>
> The real thing that is needed is to get some hard statistics on academic
> performance, make the K12LTSP switch and then test again. Daniel Howard
> managed to pull some numbers from the big test score (the CRCT) and
> compared Brandon to 3 other schools with very similar demographics. The
> other 3 were neck-and-neck and Brandon was trailing them all before the
> Thin-Client infusion/invasion. The stats changed dramatically after a
> year of thin-clients. Brandon took the lead from the other 3 by a nearly
> 35% jump ahead (from nearly 20% behind the year before)!!


So, from that data, can we deduce that k12ltsp makes kids smarter?

Or maybe it would be better to say that k12ltsp doesn't get in the way of
learning, like some other operating systems do.

Jim.




>
>>
>> On Fri, July 21, 2006 7:10 am, Kevin Verheyen wrote:
>> > We are an open source school too !!!
>> >
>> > Kevin
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > Op 21-jul-06, om 07:49 heeft Steve Hargadon het volgende geschreven:
>> >
>> >> On 7/20/06, Tom Hoffman <tom hoffman gmail com> wrote:
>> >>> Hi all,
>> >>>
>> >>> Got a question from eSchool News editor Corey Murray today:
>> >>>
>> >>> "we wanted to ask whether you know of any schools, or districts in
>> >>> particular that (a) have successfully moved to an open source
>> >>> platform
>> >>> or, conversely (b) have struggled in attempts to do so."
>> >>>
>> >>
>> >> Don't forget Mike Huffman in Indiana.
>> >>
>> >> Steve
>> >> --
>> >> Steve Hargadon
>> >> steve hargadon com
>> >> 916-899-1400 direct
>> >>
>> >> www.SteveHargadon.com - (Blog on Educational Technology)
>> >> www.K12Computers.com - (Refurbished Dell Optiplexes for Schools)
>> >> www.TechnologyRescue.com - (Linux Thin Client Solutions)
>> >> www.LiveKiosk.com - (Web Access and Content Delivery Solutions)
>> >> www.PublicWebStations.com - (Disaster & Shelter WebStation Software)
>> >> www.K12OpenSource.com (Public Wiki)
>> >> www.SupportBlogging.com (Public Wiki)
>> >>
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