Education Nation

Education Nation

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

Live: Education Nation

Tuesday, Sep 11, 2012  |  Updated 3:00 PM EDT
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Live: Education Nation

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Education Nation brings together educators, elected officials, business leaders, parents and more to look for solutions to the nation's education challenges. Hosted by NBC News, the summit is taking place outside 30 Rockefeller Center Sept. 25-27. See

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The roster of speakers and panelists includes Presidents Obama and Bill Clinton, Warren Buffet, LeBron James and more.

Here's the full schedule of events:

Sunday, Sept. 25
12:00-2:00pm Teacher Town Hall

Monday, Sept. 26
8:00am Welcome by NBC News President Steve Capus
8:15am Spotlight Interview with Warren Buffett, Susie Buffett and Melinda Gates
8:45am Brain Power: Why Early Learning Matters
9:50am Innovation Spotlight with Sal Khan
10:10am Spotlight Interview with Arne Duncan, U.S. Secretary of Education
10:25am Classrooms In Action: A Window On Great Teaching
11:15am Spotlight Interview on Akron Schools with LeBron James
11:30am The Changing Face Of Education
1:45pm The State Of Education: The Governor’s Perspective
3:45pm Innovation Spotlight with John Hunter
4:00pm Stepping Up: The Power Of A Parent Advocate
7:00pm Job One: Preparing America To Compete In The Global Economy

Tuesday, Sept. 27
8:00am Newsmaker Hour with TODAY, Morning Joe, and Squawk Box
9:00am Squaring Off on Education Reform: A Debate with Geoffrey Canada & Diane Ravitch
10:00am Innovation Challenge Presentations
11:15am A Matter Of Degrees: Measuring The Value Of Higher Ed
1:15pm Global Influence: What Can We Learn?
2:30pm Innovation Challenge Conclusion
3:15pm Voices Of A Generation: Students Speak Out
4:00pm Closing Session with Fmr. President Bill Clinton and Brian Williams

Wednesday, Sept. 28
1:30pm President Obama delivers Back-to-School address

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