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I’ve recently been recording a series of interviews with members of the Hoover Institution’s Koret Task Force on K-12 Education, the members of which just released a new book, What Lies Ahead for America’s Children and Their Schools, a collection of essays on the major issues that are going to confront education in the years to come.
In the first of these discussions, I talked with John Chubb, President of the National Association of Independent Schools, about the influence of technology on education. Will internet learning displace or augment a conventional classroom education? Will grade levels become a thing of the past? And is it possible that consumer-centered innovations could actually result in teachers earning more? Those are just some of the topics we discussed in the conversation below:More