Education Nation

Education Nation

A solutions-focused conversation about the state of education in America

Wednesday, Sep 26, 2012 at 12:41 PM CDT
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By Ward Room Staff

Daley: Rahm Played Blame Game With Teachers

Daley: Rahm Played Blame Game With Teachers

Former Mayor Richard Daley brought the school system under the control of the mayor's office in 1995 and avoided a strike during his more than two decades in office.

Tuesday, Sep 25, 2012 at 01:24 PM CDT

Romney: Money Alone Won’t Fix Ailing Schools

Romney: Money Alone Won’t Fix Ailing Schools

Mitt Romney addresses the Education Nation summit in New York.

Tuesday, Sep 25, 2012 at 10:45 AM CDT

Obama: "I Was a Mediocre Student Until I Got to College"

Obama: "I Was a Mediocre Student Until I Got to College"

"I just really get frustrated when I hear teacher-bashing as evidence of reform," President Barack Obama told Savannah Guthrie in an interview that aired Tuesday as part of NBC's Education Nation summit.

Tuesday, Sep 25, 2012 at 06:17 PM CDT

Obama, Romney Education Policies Diverge Sharply

Obama, Romney Education Policies Diverge Sharply

As both President Barack Obama and his Republican challenger Mitt Romney spoke as part of NBC's Education Nation summit Tuesday, the pair laid bare the differences in their plans for education policy.

Tuesday, Sep 25, 2012 at 03:16 PM CDT

Education Nation: The Benefits Of E-Readers

Education Nation: The Benefits Of E-Readers

Technology helps spark new interest in reading and curb costs for schools.

Monday, Sep 24, 2012 at 11:44 PM CDT

Charter Schools Look to Expand in Chicago

Charter Schools Look to Expand in Chicago

The Chicago Teachers Union strike may be settled, but its members remain concerned about the expected increase in the number of charter schools. Mary Ann Ahern reports.

Monday, Sep 24, 2012 at 09:58 PM CDT

Education Nation: Common Core

Education Nation: Common Core

A new program focuses student efforts on core curriculum. Danielle Leigh reports.

Monday, Sep 24, 2012 at 09:55 AM CDT

Athletic Trainers Keep Students Safe

Athletic Trainers Keep Students Safe

Schools are placing a greater emphasis on keeping student athletes fit and safe.

Monday, Sep 24, 2012 at 09:58 PM CDT

Educators Address Classroom Challenges

Educators Address Classroom Challenges

Educators focus on solutions to many classroom challenges at NBC's third annual Education Nation summit.

Monday, Sep 24, 2012 at 07:00 AM CDT

Digital Upgrades a Boost for Classrooms

Digital Upgrades a Boost for Classrooms

Melissa Harris-Perry's panel of students, educators and experts discuss how best to integrate technology into education, for students at all income levels.