Help Is On The Way For America’s High Schools (Business Insider)
America’s public education system is a mess.
The U.S. is by far the richest country in the world, but our education system ranks a pathetic 17th among developed countries. American students, meanwhile, are ranked only 25th in proficiency in math, 17th in science, and 14th in reading.
There are many reasons for this sad state of affairs,* but an important one is this:
We have not yet figured out how to use our world-leading technology and innovation to increase education productivity and improve the learning experience. Read more>