In the News: Sal Khan Considers Future of Education on NPR

Khan Lab School
July 1, 2021 / 5 mins read

"A Learning Revolution for a Post-Pandemic World"

What does education look like in a post-pandemic world? Sal Khan, our school's founder and the founder of Khan Academy, explores the future of education alongside other experts in an hour-long special airing onNPR stations. The special also includes thoughts fromMargaret Spellings, Pedro Noguera, and Paul Reville, the former secretary of education in Massachusetts.

More about the episode from Innovation Hub:

"School is out for the summer, but many students, educators and parents are still reeling from an earthquake in K-12 education. It will take time to recover from learning loss, fractured relationships, stress and other problems caused or exacerbated by the coronavirus pandemic. Nevertheless, as we emerge from crisis mode, some see a chance to transform American education for the better.

Paul Reville, a professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education,Pedro Noguera, dean of the University of Southern California Rossier School of Education, andMargaret Spellings, former U.S. Secretary of Education for President George W. Bush, dive into the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead. While Sal Khan, founder and CEO of the online learning platformKhan Academy, and a handful of parents consider the possibilities that come with an educational landscape no longer bound by time and space."

Tune into the podcast episodehere.