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7 big problems–and solutions–in education

By Laura Devaney, Managing Editor, @eSN_Laura
May 9th, 2014

Solving these problems could be a key step to boosting innovation

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Education has 99 problems, but the desire to solve those problems isn’t one. But because we can’t cover 99 problems in one story, we’ll focus on seven, which the League of Innovative Schools identified as critical to educational innovation.

While these aren’t the only challenges that education faces today, these seven problems are often identified as roadblocks that prevent schools and districts from embracing innovation.

Problem No. 1: There exist a handful of obstacles that prevent a more competency-based education system

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