Perceptions and realities of the American education system are evolving. A traditional four-year degree is no longer a viable goal for many students, so vocational training and online programs are increasingly popular alternatives. New avenues for learning pave the way for nontraditional students—but new hurdles become evident as well.
The Atlantic convened education experts, policy makers, business leaders and activists to examine whose responsibility it is to educate the next American generation and what the most innovative teaching and training strategies are.
View photos from the event here.