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Case Study: St Marys Public Schools

Case Study: St Marys Public Schools

'Kyle Menchhofer wants the kids in his school district to succeed in a technology-based world. Menchhofer is the technology coordinator for the St. Marys City Schools in St. Marys, Ohio, a small, rural, Middle-American town with a diminishing tax base and not enough jobs. St. Marys’ unemployment rate is above the national average, and home computer penetration is below it. “We have a lot of kids who don’t have a computer at home, or if they do, it’s outdated”, says Menchhofer. “What we want to do is level the playing field, to give them the most positive educational experience possible.” Challenges. With only four computers in each elementary classroom and an average of 22 students per class, the kids at St. Marys City Schools didn’t get much computer time. Menchhofer fi gures it at less... Show More
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