Helping families determine whether that costly college degree will really lead to a high-paying job is just one of the reforms senior fellow Grover “Russ” Whitehurst proposes for improving U.S. education attainment and competitiveness. In this week’s @Brookings podcast, he also argues for more and better online education opportunities.
There’s always a lot of creativity in how education is delivered. A school could be under a tree, could be inside someone’s home. It could be in a mosque or a church, it could be anywhere young people can gather safely with adults who can instruct them.