Oracle founder Larry Ellison already owns an island in Hawaii. Now, his company is building a high school next to its Silicon Valley headquarters to help fulfill Ellison's desire to teach students more about technology and problem-solving.
The plan unveiled Tuesday at an Oracle customer conference calls for the business software maker to complete the 64,000-square-foot school by August 2017.
Although it will be owned by one of the world's biggest technology companies, the school isn't going to be called "Oracle High." Instead, it will be known as Design Tech, or "d.tech," a public school approved last year.
The campus being built by Oracle will...