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Michael Horn’s review on

Posted by News Editor on January 24, 2012

Michael Horn, co-author with Clay Christensen and Curtis Johnson of “Disrupting Class: How Disruptive Innovation Will Change the Way the World Learns,” reviewed the book on

One would expect a book by the CEO of a for-profit university to mount a vigorous defense of the much-maligned for-profit higher education sector. But what one might not expect is that the same book would do so in a thoughtful, well-researched manner that discusses not just the place of for-profit universities in education, but also offers a compelling narrative on the state of American higher education across the board—from its elite institutions to its community colleges—and addresses the far larger challenges the country’s colleges and universities must tackle for America to maintain—or even regain—its competitive edge.

Read the full review “ Time to Reboot Learning,” at

Michael is also co-founder and executive director of the education practice of Innosight Institute, a non-profit think tank devoted to applying the theories of disruptive innovation to solve problems in the social sector.

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