The trend in education seems to be shifting rapidly towards totally personalized education, and there is certainly a place for technology in assisting teachers with this undertaking.  But no one has really stopped to talk about whether personalized learning can actually reduce the achievement gap.  Diane Tavenner, CEO of Summit Public Schools, a blended learning based school where each student follows their own Personal Learning Plan at their own pace, and Benjamin Riley, the founder of Deans for Impact, a nonprofit that aims to elevate the teaching profession, participated in a debate where they tried to determine whether personalized learning is the answer that teachers, parents, and administrators are looking for.  Get the details on this podcast.  (The discussion begins at 5:25).