Education consultant Fred Bramante has long asked the question, ‘What if you could remove time and space pressures from the process of teaching?' It's an idea that has caught on in certain circles and would eliminate the confines of classrooms, school periods and calendar years, replacing them with a personalized competency-based approach. But not everyone is on board.
Fred Bramante: Former Chair and current member of the New Hampshire Board of Education and co-author of Off The Clock: Moving Education from Time to Competency.
George Strout: Coordinator of communications for the National Education Association of New Hampshire.