Sal Khan Explains Key Charts About Economic Inequality
Author: Kevin J. Delaney
Source: The New York Times
Date: April 17, 2020
A Khan Academy video guide to the data on income, wealth and other disparities.
As part of our on how America can emerge from the coronavirus crisis fairer and more resilient, Times Opinion created a partnership with Khan Academy to produce educational videos that explain economic inequality.
The nonprofit organization, , provides free online lessons in subjects from computer coding to Renaissance history. Its classes have been for home learning since schools have physically closed amid the pandemic.
Mr. Khan believes that access to education is a key way to reduce economic inequality. “We need another big bet on education,” he last year. “It’s time to empower our educators and learners with the same advances that are changing the rest of the society.”
You can watch two of the videos created by Mr. Khan below. Like all Khan Academy videos, they are meant to explain complicated material so that viewers can form their own opinions.