[caption id="attachment_116908" align="alignleft" width="215"] The federal government should support, and even offer incentives to, states that move toward competency-based learning systems, Horn writes.[/caption]

The opportunity to transform the nation’s education system from its factory-model roots to a student-centric version has never been greater.

Online education is growing rapidly in full-time virtual schools, and even more so in blended-learning environments. This is the future of our education system. Now, America must embrace this change to create alternative learning models that maximize every student’s learning potential and improve the outlook of the country’s global competitiveness.

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