This is a truly must-read article in the NY Times. Do you remember the letter by Bill Gates acknowledging that his impact on education was a bit dubious to say the least? It didn’t stop him from having a new idea for education, although personalized learning hasn’t much evidence backing it up yet (no, not really).
And the experiences by Bill Gates didn’t stop other Silicon Valley Billionaires for trying their own piece of solutionism for education. If you wonder what solutionism is:
The belief that all difficulties have benign solutions, often of a technocratic nature. (source)
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