Update: The video for “Going Local: What A City Can Do For Its Schools,” is now archived at educationnation.com.
This week, NBC News is hosting its second annual Education Nation Week and Summit. NBC News is promoting the 2011 Education Nation as a way to, “address the developments, challenges, and progress of the past year, as well as identify and explore new, exciting opportunities to reinvent America as an Education Nation.”
The National School Boards Association’s (NSBA) President Mary Broderick and Executive Director Anne L. Bryant are representing NSBA at the Education Nation Summit. Broderick will be on the Education Nation panel, “Going Local: What A City Can Do For Its Schools,” scheduled for today, September 27 from 1 – 2 pm EDT. Broderick will be joined by mayors and community leaders to discuss how they’re addressing education.
NBC News’ Lester Holt will moderate this session. The Twitter hashtag for this session is #LocalEdNat.
Mary will be a panelist in the second part of the session with:
- Mayor Richard Berry of Albuquerque
- Mayor Cory Booker of Newark
- Mayor Angel Taveras of Providence
The first part of the session will feature:
- Michael Brown, CEO & Co-Founder of City Year, Inc
- Marguerite Kondracke, President and CEO of America’s Promise Alliance
- Mayor Michael Nutter of Philadelphia
- Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake of Baltimore
The session is scheduled to be live web streamed on the South Stage feed.
View it here:
Additionally, during Education Nation, Bryant will serve an education expert on EducationNation.com. Bryant will be answering users’ questions. To ask her a question or to view questions Bryant has already answered, go to the Ask an Expert page .