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Faced with growing demand for technology in the classroom and growing costs, three Indiana public charter schools found a new Indiana-based start up company that could deliver the product they needed and at the right price. As a result, all three schools were able to afford more technology in the classroom.

This year, Fall Creek Academy, Fountain Square Academy and the 21st Century Charter School@Gary needed, servers, hard drive storage space and a system that will allow the three schools to update their software needs at each student’s desk on a moment’s notice and to do so in an economical and efficient manner. ey found Scale Computing.

Scale Computing recently received a $2.

Brandon Thomas-Pleasant, 18, would be a prime candidate.

Thomas-Pleasant is a high school senior at the 21st Century Charter Schools in Gary and also attends Ivy Tech Community College Northwest and Indiana University Northwest.

Most students find high school alone challenging, but Thomas-Pleasant has higher goals. He knew he could save money and be further ahead once he entered college by taking some college classes while in high school.

GEO Foundation and its 21st Century Charter School @ Gary school board broke ground in Gary, Indiana on the latest of three new GEO charter schools to open this fall. The 30,500 square foot building, constructed by Bouma Corporation, will eventually house a K-12 school. This year, we will serve 300 students from the Gary area. We have more than 100 students on our waiting list. And that is before our building goes up.

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