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Submission + - Khan Academy Shows The Future of Education Is Online (northmobilepost.com)

nmpost writes: "Khan is the founder of the Khan Academy, a website that provides education through micro lectures via Youtube. The academy has over 3,200 videos, and has eclipsed 150 million views on Youtube. Several big names have stepped up to fund the academy, including the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and Google. The Khan Academy and programs like it could prove to be the salvation of education in America, and the overall economy. It is a statistical fact that those with college degrees do better financially. If that education could be provided free of charge to students, it would be a game changer. Online college level education that is free would transform society in such a way that it would become unrecognizable compared to what we have today. This is not a solution for just the United States, this could change the entire world."

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