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Joel Klein: Just Putting A Computer In Front Of A Student Doesn’t Make Education Better

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http://techcrunch.com – Today at TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco, TC’s own Greg Ferenstein was joined on stage by Khan Academy founder Sal Khan, former Chancellor of New York Public Schools and an EVP at News Corp., as well as Udacity co-founder Sebastian Thrun. The panel talked about the future of education and how the intersection of technology and learning will change the space. For edtech entrepreneurs, one point stuck out that we thought was worth highlighting. For starters, Klein said that he believes the system itself is fundamentally misunderstanding what incentivizes teachers — that there’ (IT news)