Clayton Christensen

Co-Founder Clayton M. Christensen is the Robert and Jane Cizik Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School, and is widely regarded as one of the world’s foremost experts on innovation and growth. Professor Christensen holds a B.A. with highest honors in economics from Brigham Young University (1975) and an M.Phil. in applied econometrics […]


Why I Support Utah Senate Bill 65

As a native-Utahan and an advocate of online learning, I have been following Utah Senate Bill 65 (SB65), also known as the Statewide Online Education Program, very closely—read what Michael B. Horn wrote about SB65 here and here. One needs only to read the various blogs and message boards about the bill to realize that […]


Disrupting College

America is in crisis. Employers say paradoxically they cannot find the right people to fill jobs even though the country is facing its highest unemployment rates in a generation. Competition with a rising China and India and their vast populations lend urgency to the need for the country as a whole to do a better […]


Education Publications

White Papers & Policy Briefs The rise of K-12 blended learning By Michael B. Horn and Heather Staker Online learning is sweeping across America, and it’s no longer only a distance-learning phenomenon. Most of the growth is in blended-learning environments, which are defined and chronicled in this report. As blended-learning grows, it has the potential […]


The rise of K-12 blended learning

Online learning is sweeping across America. In the year 2000, roughly 45,000 K–12 students took an online course. In 2009, more than 3 million K–12 students did. What was originally a distance- learning phenomenon no longer is. Most of the growth is occurring in blended-learning environments, in which students learn online in an adult-supervised environment […]


The rise of K-12 blended learning

Online learning is sweeping across America. In the year 2000, roughly 45,000 K–12 students took an online course. In 2009, more than 3 million K–12 students did. What was originally a distance- learning phenomenon no longer is, as most of the growth is increasingly occurring in blended-learning environments, in which students learn online in an […]



An open letter to Commissioner Chester of Massachusetts Posted on July 20th, 2010 by Michael B. Horn

Last week, Commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Mitchell D. Chester advised the State Board to build new restrictions into its pending set of regulations that will govern the state’s virtual innovation schools. The state defines a virtual innovation school as any school whose students receive 80 percent or more of […]



Publications

In addition to its external publications, Innosight Institute self-publishes case studies and white papers on an ongoing basis in our primary practice areas of Education and Health Care. The publishes are not limited to case studies and white papers, but also includes public and social activities of our institute on various platforms of relevance to […]