Education in 2039


  • Future of America's education system

    Discussing the customization of curriculum and how the individualized learning approach may change the way students learn in the next 25 years, with former Education Secretary Margaret Spellings; StudentsFirst founder Michelle Rhee; and CNBC's Sharon Epperson.

  • Student loans have surpassed credit card debt in the U.S., but there's an even bigger ed bubble: the collapse of colleges and universities.

  • Valuing virtual education

    CNBC's Herb Greenberg and Sharon Epperson, share their opinions on how education could change over the next 25 years, and the barriers to online education acceptance.

  • Classroom

    The classroom of today has changed little since the Industrial Revolution. The time for a new approach, experts say, is now.

  • Education 25 years in the future

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson, and Sebastian Thrun, Udacity co-founder & CEO, take a look at how technology is likely to revolutionize the educational landscape.

  • Khan Academy

    The digital age is shattering the traditional learning model. Now VC-backed tech start-ups are revolutionizing teaching methods.

  • Although college prices will continue to rise, a degree may have better value for students 25 years from now.

  • Will the college bubble burst?

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson looks at the possibility of the end of the university as we know it over the next 25 years.

  • Business school MBA

    Business education will be modular. Students will pick online the best professors, best colleges and universities to construct a degree.

  • CNBC's Sharon Epperson takes a look at how AI tutors may replace human teachers and change education in the next 25 years.

  • Redesign of the traditional classroom

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson shares a peek of what the classroom of the future could look like.


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