As of 2013, the world is flat; there is no doubt about it.
We live in the globally connected “flat” world of a 21st Century digital age. Physical distance is no longer a barrier when it comes to learning. And the U.S. education system of 20th Century learning styles resembling a factory assembly line is being phased out. Good riddance!
As our brick and mortar public school system slowly crumbles, from its ashes rises the virtual school.