Getting Smart

Chapter 7 -- Innovation: Policies That Will Make It Happen

In times of "cuts", Secretaty of Education, Arne Duncan, pleads for us not to cut back days, instructional or classes nor to lay off teachers. Instead, we are urged to rethink structure and delivery and explore productive alternatives. Anyone can learn anywhere at any time. It is time to incorporate online learning into new formats that personalize learning. the "one size fits all" system is no longer approriate. There are opimistic signs with our leadership--at government levels and local--that show we are on the right track.