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Agarwal Named Top 15 Education Innovator
Professor Anant Agarwal, president of edX and a principal investigator at CSAIL, was named to the Forbes list of top 15 education innovators. Agarwal was honored for his work with edX, the not-for-profit online learning enterprise founded by Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
The list credits Agarwal and other leaders in educational innovation with, “harnessing a slew of disruptive technologies to change everything from the way we teach grade school math to how we train the next generation of teachers,” according to writer Caroline Howard.
Said Agarwal of his goal for edX, “I aspire to educate a billion people around the world.”
Read more here: http://www.forbes.com/lists/2012/impact/impact15.html.