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Education Nation 2011: Philadelphia

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NBC NEWS - EVENTS -- Education Nation, Philadelphia, PA -- Pictured: -- Photo by: Frank Guardino/NBC Frank Guardino/NBC

Teacher Town Hall

On Sunday, June 5, NBC News held a Teacher Town Hall for Philadelphia educators to brainstorm ideas, talk about what works in the classroom, and highlight the challenges of today’s education system.

The event was moderated by NBC News’ Ann Curry with NBC 10 News’ Aditi Roy. Viewers in the Philadelphia area were able to watch the event live on NBC’s Philadelphia Nonstop channel, and we also streamed the program live here at EducationNation.com.

Watch the town hall here!

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Job One

In a moderated discussion with NBC News’ Andrea Mitchell, NBC 10’s Lori Wilson and Telemundo Philadelphia’s Fernando Mendez, Philadelphia leaders talked about the needs of a 21st Century workforce and how best prepare our students for the jobs of the future.

Watch the discussion here!

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NBC NEWS - EVENTS -- Education Nation, Philadelphia, PA -- Pictured: -- Photo by: Frank Guardino/NBC Frank Guardino/NBC

Philadelphia Experience

The Education Nation Experience was a public exhibition designed to inform and engage visitors on the current state of education in America, including our global competitiveness in K-12 education, post-secondary education, and workforce readiness.

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NBC NEWS - EVENTS -- Education Nation, Philadelphia, PA -- Pictured: -- Photo by: Frank Guardino/NBC Frank Guardino/NBC
NBC News - Events
NBC NEWS - EVENTS -- Education Nation, Philadelphia, PA -- Pictured: -- Photo by: Frank Guardino/NBC Frank Guardino/NBC

Philadelphia Sponsors

Education Nation On-the-Road has been made possible through the generous support of our partners. We would like to thank the following organizations for their contributions to our events.

Title Sponsor

Scholastic

Scholastic is the world’s largest publisher and distributor of children’s books and a leader in educational technology and services and children’s media. Scholastic Education has led the way in offering comprehensive school improvement solutions including highly-regarded reading and math programs and the gold-standard reading intervention program READ 180®. More

Proud Partners of Education Nation On-The-Road

America's Promise Alliance

America’s Promise Alliance is the nation’s largest partnership organization dedicated to improving the lives of children and youth by raising awareness, supporting communities, and engaging in nonpartisan advocacy. Through our Grad Nation campaign, we harness the collective power of our partner network to mobilize Americans to end the high school dropout crisis and prepare young people for college and the 21st century workforce. More