Educational Return On Investment Using Innovation, Sustainability Efforts, And Six Sigma

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April Chamberlain (2014), education guru on education productivity stated that, “Education is evolving due to the impact of the Internet. We cannot teach our students in the same manner in which we were taught. Change is necessary to engage students not in the curriculum we are responsible for teaching, but in school. Period.” For this analysis, SIATech High School, will be used as evidence that there is an educational return on investment using innovation, sustainability efforts, and Six Sigma processes when seeking and saving funding for the budget restricted atmosphere of education. Also, while aligning the importance of providing a quality service and education to students through innovative learning and teaching techniques that will help save on costs that will be invested back into the classroom. Return on investment in education is not only measured monetarily. Education leaders do not typically pursue an economic return on spending, however metrics like student learning and graduation rates are imperative data points that need to be collected in order to determine and apply for funding and grants to increase funding (Frank & Hovey, 2014).
SIATech High School is an accredited charter high school tailored to students that have dropped out of high school and looking for another chance to earn their diploma (SIATech, n.d.). The classrooms are created like a workplace environment for instruction. Each student has a workstation with access to software to complete their…

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