by Mitch Kokai
Senior Political Analyst, John Locke Foundation
People across the political spectrum tend to agree about the importance of education. But the basic structure of public education in America hasn’t changed much in 130 years.
Catherine Truitt, senior education adviser to N.C. Gov. Pat McCrory, says that means there is plenty of room for innovation in the education sector. During a presentation to the John Locke Foundation’s Shaftesbury Society, Truitt emphasized the potential benefits of shifting from a traditional classroom instruction model to one based on “digital-age learning.”
In the video clip below, Truitt contrasts the two models.
4:25 update: Click play below to watch the entire presentation.