September 28, 2010 by staff
Education Nation, National Education initiative, which began on Sunday 26 September will be a forum for a week, the country where national leaders, parents, teachers and students can express their views and express their concerns about the challenges facing the U.S. educational system.
President Obama appeared live on NBC’s Today Show on Monday. The president said the money is not the answer to the problems of the current school system, stressing the importance of linking funding to specific reform programs, such as extending the school year and promote a better teacher training. Obama acknowledged that schools in poorer areas would benefit from increased funding, but “… the money without reform will not solve the problem,” he said.
The focus of the initiative of NBC is the Summit of National Education, held at Rockefeller Plaza New York, attended by politicians, teachers, members of the business community and citizens. New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg opened the two-day summit in the morning.
On the afternoon of Monday, Education Secretary Arne Duncan announced new programs to attract more college students in the field of education. Founding President of the America’s Promise Alliance, Colin General, and current Chair Alma Powell were also interviewed at Rockefeller Plaza in New York in the morning Monday morning. Twelve panel sessions will explore key issues related to the education system in USA. UU. during the summit.
“National Education” began on Sunday with a “Masters of City Hall, organized by NBC, Brian Williams. Thousands of teachers across the country participated (in the air and online) for national broadcast.
NBC education initiative between Network Nation is receiving air coverage during the week, and discussions will continue in line EducationNation.com, iVillage and MSNBC.com.
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