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Can Sal Khan Reform Education In America?

The battle over America’s classrooms — featuring broom-wielding reformers pitted against long-powerful teacher’s unions — has created a firestorm of debate around the question of how best to educate students and prepare them for the 21st C…

The battle over America’s classrooms — featuring broom-wielding reformers pitted against long-powerful teacher’s unions — has created a firestorm of debate around the question of how best to educate students and prepare them for the 21st Century.

Sitting on the sidelines of this battle — however quietly, for now — is a man named Sal Khan. A one-time hedge fund analyst, Khan has become an unlikely hero in education circles for his innovative methodology, one that turns the classroom dynamic upside down.
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