The 74 Million – Kate Stringer
“With the passage of the federal Every Student Succeeds Act, states have been given greater authority over how their students are educated — and more leeway in pursuing alternatives to traditional classroom instruction. One increasingly popular approach is personalized learning, a model that dramatically changes the roles of teacher and student, fueled by technology.
In 2015, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, announced that personalized learning would be one of three focus areas for their philanthropic work. The field is vast — encompassing everything from laptops for all to how much control students should have over the pace of their education.”(more)