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Thought this would be of interest here.

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If you are on this board (and an investor in this stock), in part because you are living through elementary education through your kids (as I am), and wanting to do it / understand it better, then please listen to this recent TED talk about the Khan academy.

The website is here, and the core content free. All of it I think, but I just started going through it.

I'm impressed, though one thing that leaps out to me is a lack of language education tools. I do expect that would be far harder to teach in this manner.

Now is this a competitive issue for K12? ... I think it probably is, but there will be a lot of models explored in this realm in my opinion, so it does not yet scare me off.

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I've got my kids set up on it and like what I see so far. The 'how this works' video is a bit buried behind the endorsements, but the link is here:
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