Originally posted on my blog at the Pan Am Post
E-Books, Online Resources to Revolutionize Puerto Rico Education
A short time ago, I published an article on the real cost of education in Puerto Rico. Based on hard numbers, Puerto Rico currently spends between US$9,000 and $11,000 per year per student, with less than stellar results.+
Criticism is easy, especially when it is deserved. However, it is much harder to come up with alternatives that are both reasonable and politically feasible.+
That means that sometimes we have to think out of the box of our own personal viewpoints and principles. While I support privatizing schools and voucher programs, or taking government out of the education business entirely, those ideas may not resonate with voters on the island.+
So what else can be done right at this time to improve efficiency, lower costs, and produce greater results? One thing that comes to mind is the utilization of technology.
***Read the rest of the article at the Pan Am Post – http://blog.panampost.com/frank-worley-lopez/2014/09/01/education-reform-puerto-rico-can-download/