School taught me that I wasn't very bright. Life taught me that school was wrong.
America's system of public education was never designed to educate every student. Every day, 7,000 students drop out of high school. This is a national tragedy that America pays for in crime, welfare, taxes, and heartbreak. Virtually everyone agrees that our schools need to be redesigned, but, into what? This TEDx talk will paint the picture of a new system of public education, one that is designed from the ground up to provide customized, competency-based learning opportunities for every child.