HARLINGEN, Tex. — The first time her aunt in Mexico took her out at night, the young teenager was told they were headed to a party.
It was no party.“It was trafficking people, drug dealers,” she recalled.“I...
We are living in a time of transformational opportunities.Technology has been the driving force behind dramatic advances occurring in every sector of society.Industry after industry has seen traditional business models challenged as customers connect directly with suppliers or one another and the line blurs between consumers and creators.The digital revolution has turned passive viewers into active users.
America is at an inflection point with respect to reshaping learning, teaching, institutions and indeed how we deliver these to individuals—of every age.In our country, the quality of education today will determine America’s strength in the future and help individuals secure their own prosperity.
Yet, according to international tests, American students are falling farther...