One Man, One Computer, 10 Million Students: How Khan Academy Is Reinventing Education - Forbes | MOOCs, SPOCs and next generation Open Access Learning |
One man. One computer. Ten million students. Our $1.3 trillion school system is ripe for revolution.


“The numbers get really crazy when you look at the impact per dollar,” says Khan. “We have a $7 million operating budget, and we are reaching, over the course of a year, about 10 million students in a meaningful way. If you put any reasonable value on it, say $10 a year–and keep in mind we serve most students better than tutoring–and you are looking at, what, a 1,000% return?”