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'Education Nation: NBC News Hosting Education Summit In September

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — NBC News is convening its own summit with education and political leaders in September to talk about ways to improve schools in light...

Four Days IN Education Nation

John Merrow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
John Merrow

NBC says it's going to do Education Nation again next year. Let's hope so. There's certainly room for improvement.

What It Will Really Mean to "Put Children First"--Reflections on NBC's Education Nation

Ellen Galinsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ellen Galinsky

Many of this nation's movers and shakers in education gathered this last week of September in New York City for two days of discussion at a unique eve...

Education Nation

Rehema Ellis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Rehema Ellis

I hope you will tune in to NBC's Education Nation. Watch, listen and join the conversations this week and beyond.

The Education Reform Show: Now Playing 24/7

Sarah Garland | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Sarah Garland

NBC gathered a group of more than 300 teachers from around the country and asked them provocative questions about charter schools, merit pay, teacher tenure and, of course, Waiting for "Superman."

Education Nation Summit Gives No Hall Passes For U.S. School Failures

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

NBC News' nationally broadcast Education Nation is underway at Rockefeller Plaza in New York City, bringing together concerned citizens from President...

Education Indoctrination

Leonie Haimson | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Leonie Haimson

The mainstream media has given a huge amount of attention to the view that our inner-city public schools are dysfunctional, primarily as a result of selfish and incompetent teachers and their unions.

States With The Highest Percentage Of College Degree Holders (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The Lumina Foundation for Education's recent report, "A Stronger Nation Through Higher Education," (PDF) stresses the importance of college degrees fo...