We Need a Brand New K-12 System

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It’s time for educational liberty. From the NCPA:

The American education system is in a dire need to revamp. Digital learning can be an instrumental operation toward capturing this nation’s enormous intellectual potential. However, this will require reshaping the reform agenda, specifically school finance and governance. By extension, increasing student achievement — as well as individualizing instruction and creating quality options for children and families among, within and beyond schools — will depend to a considerable extent on how deftly our K-12 system can exploit this potential, says Chester E. Finn, Jr., president of the Thomas B. Fordham Institute and a senior fellow at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution.

There are three potential barriers.

First are the self-centered interest groups…

Second is the question of organizational capacity…

Third are the fundamental structural flaws…

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