Clayton Christensen, father of the theory of "disruptive innovation," predicted that half of high school classes would be delivered online by 2018. What went wrong?
"School is a place where children go to learn to be stupid," said author and educator John Holt.
Private schools are holding their ground against surging competition and scared regulators.
Government officials should use the success of the competition as an educational moment.
Until we can get government entirely out of education, we'll have to keep fighting to preserve and expand our ability to choose what's right for our kids.
Seeing your kids held hostage in a battle between government factions is a great incentive to look for alternatives.
It's way past time that we dump factory-model schools for more individualized K-12 programs.
The system was developed by people attempting to get away from government control.
Teaching your own kids is a do-it-yourself option for an individualistic age.
And its descendant, the fight against Common Core
Wanted to come to America because Germany doesn't allow it
If they don't think the kids are doing school work
High-pressure, cookie-cutter education for all
They hate competition
Last chance to avoid deportation?
The German family faces legal sanctions in their home country
Nice insight into administration thinking
And deny them a lesson about pointless bureaucracy?
The Romeikes may lose their children if forced to return home
Strangers with government jobs know better!