The Future of Education

Michael Horn
We're living during an amazing opportunity to transform learning worldwide so that all individuals can achieve their full potential. In this newsletter, Michael B. Horn analyzes key news & trends in education through the prism of innovation.
Created 26 Mar 2020
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  • The Three-Decade University President Who Has Bolstered Student Success
    17 Jan 2022 • 3 min read • 5 0
    The list of college presidents who have served in their post for three decades isn’t all that long. The average tenure of college presidents has declined steadily throughout this century. That’s among...
  • Diving into Education Policy Expert John Bailey's Insights About COVID, Omicron and Schools
    13 Jan 2022 • 5 min read • 7 0
    As the pandemic continues to wreak havoc on schools and place pressure on students, parents, and educators, questions and controversies continue to rage about vaccines, masks, what the “science” says,...
  • The Three A's of Quantic School of Business and Technology
    12 Jan 2022 • < 1 min read
    Alexie Harper, cofounder and Chief Product Officer at the Quantic School of Business and Technology, joined me to talk about the three A's of Quantic's revolutionary learning experience: active, affor...
  • Why Blunt Rankings Based on 'ROI' Might Mislead Prospective College Students
    05 Jan 2022 • < 1 min read
    There have recently been a spate of rankings that purport to provide a clear accounting of return on investment down to the program level at specific colleges. But as Mark Salisbury, founder of Tuitio...
  • To A Year Of Building Passions And Fulfilling Our Potential
    02 Jan 2022 • < 1 min read • 5 0
    I hope many of you were able to enjoy and unplug over the past couple weeks and recharge for the new year—and that your celebrations were healthy and joyous. As many of us learned in 2021, it can be d...
  • Lego Models And Innovating In K–12 Schools
    29 Dec 2021 • < 1 min read
    Perhaps because it’s the holiday season and gifts of model planes, trains and automobiles are on my mind, but visions of K–12 learning models are dancing in my head. A central argument in “Disrupting ...
  • Scaling ‘Hybrid’ Colleges
    22 Dec 2021 • < 1 min read
    In recent years, a spate of new so-called hybrid colleges have emerged across the country that are low-cost and combine online competency-based learning with a no-excuses, in-person model and mindset....
  • Don’t Apply To Safety Schools For Their Own Sake
    20 Dec 2021 • 3 min read • 5 3
    As college application deadlines loom and students make their final decisions about where to apply, the conventional wisdom is clear: Because it’s never been harder to get into your dream school, appl...
  • Is Vertical Integration Always Best? Nope.
    16 Dec 2021 • < 1 min read
    I wanted to follow up on the conversation I had with the CEO and founder of Engageli, Dan Avida in this brief talk I recorded on YouTube. Engageli is an interesting, active learning platform that he t...
  • 3 Wishes for 2022
    16 Dec 2021 • 2 min read • 6 3
    Does it feel a tad early for wishes for the new year? Does 2020 still feel like yesterday? Or are you more than ready to turn the page on 2021? The answer for me is a resounding “yes”—to all three que...
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