Of course it’s messed up, government is brokering it from the top…
From How Online Learning Companies Bought America’s Schools:
From Idaho to Indiana to Florida, recently passed laws will radically reshape the face of education in America, shifting the responsibility of teaching generations of Americans to online education businesses, many of which have poor or nonexistent track records. The rush to privatize education will also turn tens of thousands of students into guinea pigs in a national experiment in virtual learning—a relatively new idea that allows for-profit companies to administer public schools completely online, with no brick-and-mortar classrooms or traditional teachers.”
As technologists who know how to move in the on-line part of the world mentioned in this article, our graduates will have increasing opportunity to shape education. How will you change education?