The Fordham Institute recently compiled a series of previously released papers by thought leaders into a free book titled “Education Reform for the Digital Era.” In keeping with the digital theme, they make it available in a variety of digital formats for e-readers like the Kindle, Nook and iPad.
The book includes the following chapters:
Introduction, by Chester E. Finn, Jr. and Daniela Fairchild
Chapter One: “Teachers in the Age of Digital Instruction,” by Bryan C. Hassel and Emily Ayscue Hassel
Chapter Two: “Quality Control in K-12 Digital Learning: Three (Imperfect) Solutions,” by Frederick M. Hess
Chapter Three: “The Costs of Online Learning,” Tamara Butler Battaglino, Matt Haldeman, and Eleanor Laurans
Chapter Four: “School Finance in the Digital-Learning Era,” by Paul T. Hill
Chapter Five: “Overcoming the Governance Challenge in K-12 Online Learning,” by John E. Chubb