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NBC News Learn Presents: Education Now Houston

NBC News Learn hosted a live education event in Houston, Texas on September 24, bringing together local leaders and educators to discuss the most pressing education issues impacting students locally and across the country. Learn more about the program, and watch the panels below.


Watch clips from the September 24 panels in Houston

The Panels

A look at the potential state takeover of struggling Houston schools, followed by an examination of efforts throughout the Houston area to help prepare all students for success.
When Hurricane Harvey struck, it caused devastating flooding and emotional scars, but left behind a better understanding of how schools and communities can heal following traumatic events.
A discussion about how we apply the whole child approach to give at-risk students the tools to reach their greatest academic and emotional potential.
The debate around how students learn using data and technology in the classroom, and what support teachers need to implement these tools while not losing sight of the human side of teaching.