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Commentary: From the Ground Up, Chicago Embraces Technology
Reasonable and deliberate aren’t words that come to mind when describing large school systems. But, thanks to our pioneering educators, Chicago – with more than 400,000 students – is taking just that approach to technology in classrooms and schools.
Commentary: Perspectives From an Underemployed College Grad
I sit here writing this as a member of what I once thought were two mutually exclusive clubs: graduates of top universities and people still living in their mother’s house. In 2012, I graduated college with a 3.5 GPA – not stellar, but paired with charity work, extracurricular activities, and a degree from the #2 ranked undergraduate business program in the country, it looked like I was in good shape.
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Education Nation 2013: Summit
The fourth annual NBC News Education Nation Summit explored "What It Takes" for us as a nation to ensure students are successfully prepared for college, career and beyond.
About Education Nation
Education Nation is NBC News' year-round initiative to engage the country in a solutions-focused conversation about the state of education in America.
Education Nation 2013: Common Core Teacher Institute
To help teachers better understand what the Common Core State Standards will mean for classroom instruction, we hosted a Common Core Teacher Institute in collaboration with Teaching Channel.
Commentary: It Takes All Of Us
New research suggests mentoring relationships have meaningful impact on young people.
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Commentary: What Is Mentoring's Effect on Education?
A mentoring relationship may help students succeed.
Commentary: Innovating that Little Schoolhouse on the Prairie
Watch an old episode of Little House on the Prairie and notice today's classroom looks remarkably similar to the one back then.
Education Nation 2013: Detroit
The Education Nation tour kicked off in Detroit, Michigan, where NBC News and WDIV Local 4 hosted a week of events and programming to engage the community on education issues affecting the city.
Education Nation 2013: Phoenix
NBC News, 12 News, The Arizona Republic, azcentral.com and Telemundo Phoenix hosted a week's worth of events and programming to engage the community on critical education issues.
Education Nation 2013: New Orleans
The Education Nation tour continued on in New Orleans, where NBC News and its affiliate station WDSU hosted a week of events and programming focused on education challenges and opportunities throughout the region.
Aspen Ideas Festival 2013
NBC News Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent Andrea Mitchell moderated a conversation about the potential for MOOCs to transform higher education.
Commentary: What Really Needs to Be Reformed?
The hard part of reform is trying to decide what each student needs to be successful.
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Commentary: Is College Worth It?
The answer may be "maybe."
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Commentary: What's More Than the Common Core?
Studies show employers seek students who have mastered applied skills.
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