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The hottest trend in education actually started in special-ed classrooms 40 years ago

Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg have a lot in common. They both have net worths in excess of a billion dollars, they both dropped out of Harvard, and they both support a buzzy form of education known as personalized learning. Schools that believe in personalized use technology to tailor lesson plans to specific student needs and goals. That can look like software that adjusts reading levels to kids' abilities or long-term plans to help a high-school freshman get into an Ivy.
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