Tonitta Fisher admits she was far from computer savvy when she decided to help start a technology-based business with a group of fellow Chicago high school students.

"There was a lot I didn't know about the internet, like I didn't even know what a URL was," the 17-year-old said, referring to the Uniform Resource Locator, more commonly known as a web address.

But under the coaching of technology experts, accountants, and business owners involved in an emergent national program for urban high school students, Fisher and her colleagues have learned about computers, the internet,


Subscribe to Read More

Are You an Educator?

Get Free online access to all our news and resources