Giving Compass' Take:

· According to Thomas Arnett at Education Next, K-12 education isn't getting disrupted, but the markets that provide resources to schools are. 

· What is disruptive innovation? How does it affect education? How are market that provide resources to schools being disrupted? 

· Read more about disruptive innovation and education innovation in 2019


If you’ve followed the K–12 education dialogue over the last decade, then you’re probably familiar with the term “disruptive innovation.” Edtech entrepreneurs and school choice advocates sometimes invoke it as an indomitable force that will redeem and transform broken school systems.

Meanwhile, people on the other side of these debates worry that “disruption” is a flawed yet rhetorically powerful narrative used to rationalize K–12 privatization. Somewhere in the middle are skeptics who give consideration to the idea, but wonder if “disruption” is an oversold term that is likely to underdeliver on its proponents’ promises.

So how do we make sense of the tumult of opinions? What is disruptive innovation as it relates to K–12 education?

K-12 schools are not getting disrupted — here’s why

Read the full article about K-12 education by Thomas Arnett at Education Next.