Education Nation

Education Nation

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

Tuesday, Sep 25, 2012 at 10:54 AM EDT

Cell Phones In The Classroom

Cell Phones In The Classroom

In a reversal of past policies, many schools are now encouraging students to use cell phones and other gadgets in class.

Tuesday, Sep 25, 2012 at 04:16 PM EDT

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 06:48 AM EDT

Education Nation Gets Underway

Education Nation Gets Underway

NBC's third annual Education Nation hosted by the New York Public Library kicks into high gear Sunday.

Monday, Sep 24, 2012 at 10:58 PM EDT

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 10:55 AM EDT

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 10:58 PM EDT

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 08:00 AM EDT

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.

Monday, Sep 24, 2012 at 07:45 AM EDT

Once-Homeless Ivy League Freshman Shares Story

Once-Homeless Ivy League Freshman Shares Story

Eboni Boykin, an 18-year-old who overcame homelessness to enroll at Columbia University, encouraged other students with troubles at home to be more open with their teachers. "At the schools where I wasn't...

Monday, Sep 24, 2012 at 07:27 AM EDT

Education Nation Grapples with Schools Crisis

Education Nation Grapples with Schools Crisis

At the Education Nation summit, educators are mulling how to reverse the schools crisis that has left kids in the U.S. with lackluster reading and math proficiency compared to other countries — discussing...

Friday, Sep 21, 2012 at 06:21 PM EDT

NBC Kicks Off "Education Nation"

NBC Kicks Off "Education Nation"

NBC's third annual "Education Nation" -- a three-day summit aimed at improving education in the U.S. -- kicked off Friday on the steps of the New York Public Library.

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