Our Ideas series is exploring how innovation happens in education.
Anytime there's an innovation in education, often the first question anyone asks is, "Will it scale?"
Sure, you've managed to improve learning outcomes for one classroom, one school, one district. But if you can't reach 50,000 — or 5 million — students, the thinking goes, then it's not real or worthy.
Matt Candler is one person arguing the opposite. And the White House, among others, is listening.