This post was written by Luis Ubiñas, president of the Ford Foundation, and Chris Gabrieli, Chair of the National Center on Time and Learning. They co-chair the Time to Succeed Coalition. This article is cross-posted on the Huffington Post.
Imagine waking up in the morning and taking a horse and buggy to the office. Or doing your work with a quill and ink by candlelight. It’s unimaginable. Yet every day we ask millions of children to make do in an education system designed for life in the 1800s.