Warning:'competency based education,' online teaching and assessment spells the end of education and of childhood --a mortal threat to education of any kind. Orwell yourself beyond the moment and come to terms with what awaits us all on the horizon of touch-screen scholarship. Huxley yourself into the world of tomorrow when children will be programmed & plugged into lifetime situations based not on their passions but on s ome algorithmic prescription burped out by some electronic-ouija-motherboard. If you doubt this, examine what the last half-decade has wrought. In the blink of an eye, schools have been systematically transformed, childhood recalibrated, and parents richly tattooed as adversaries. Government dictates to the schools, and politicians have morphed into carnival barkers for every profiteer determined to get their slice of the Big Education pie. Read the truth...'