[sf-lug] support for a high school student

Michael Shiloh michaelshiloh1010 at gmail.com
Sat Dec 12 18:27:15 PST 2009

Michael Paric wrote:
>> hi,
>> I am supporting a 17 year-old girl who is doing her senior paper on 
>> FOSS and the digital divide and education.  I want to be able to help 
>> her understand the FOSS community affiliation with enterprises that 
>> support FOSS.  I would like to set up a lunch meeting and campus visit 
>> to either IBM, HP, Google, or other corporations that support FOSS.  
>> If anyone on this list would like to spend one hour with a high school 
>> student, please do let me know.  Thanks either way for considering 
>> this request.
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> Christian,
> How about a start-up that provides a FOSS solution which employs local 
> Linux community members to teach and support, eliminates the burden 
> teachers face in managing technology and does it for 1/3 the cost?

This sounds like a great idea. I'm surprised no one has tried this yet. 
Christian? If anyone has tried this I expect you would hear about it.

To what extent is this already fulfilled by volunteer groups?


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