Is a charter school chain called Rocketship ready to soar across America? - The Washington Post
Ottway Ducard stashed this in education
Rocketship, which is a nonprofit organization, takes 15 percent from the public funding it gets for each student as a management fee and uses it for accounting, payroll and building maintenance, as well as curriculum and professional development. Danner earns $150,000 a year.
“Very few people understand both K-12 and tech,” said Reed Hastings, the chief executive of Netflix and an early donor who now co-chairs Rocketship’s national strategy board. “John is one of the crossovers.”
John is exceptional. Period.
I truly think he and his team have what it takes to succeed. It's not an end-all solution; however, I think it's an important part of the discussion.
I guess in 30 years we shall see, no? :)