Although human behavioral changes lag technologically-induced possibilities by decades and sometimes even by centuries I continue to hope that as it becomes increasingly evident that the Victorian age-based approach to education is hopelessly inadequate for modern needs, we will see more and more home schooling using options like the Kahn Academy. Sadly, a great many children will be failed by the system before that ever comes about at scale.

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