Education

WATCH: The Big School Reform That Fits in a Tiny Package

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One of the best ideas to radically improve K-12 education in America is so small, it can fit into the backpack of the tiniest first grader. It's called weighted student formula, or "backpack funding". Kids love to personalize the backpacks they bring to school. Backpack funding lets them, their parents, and their teachers do the same for their education. Here's how it works:  

Written and narrated by Nick Gillespie. Produced by Todd Krainin. Camera by Meredith Bragg. About 2 minutes.