What We’re Watching: ‘It Was a Transforming Experience for Them’

Jay P. Greene talks about his recent study showing that children benefit from field trips on the NBC Nightly News.

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What We’re Watching: Michael Gove at National Summit on Education Reform

England’s Secretary of State for Education Michael Gove MP delivered the dinner keynote address at the National Summit for Education Reform 2013

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What We’re Watching: Common Core Assessments

On Wednesday morning the Brown Center at Brookings will release “Standardized Testing and the Common Core Standards — You Get What You Pay For?” at a panel discussion. The event will be live-tweeted by Ed Next.

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What We’re Watching: What (Education Pundit) Parents Want

What do education reformers look for in a school for their own kids?

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What We’re Watching: Common Core – The Great Debate

Chester E. Finn, Jr. and Mike Petrilli vs. Neal McCluskey and Emmett McGroarty

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What We’re Watching: Education Nation 2013

NBC’s 2013 Education Nation Summit is happening now. Ed Next will be live-tweeting several panels on Monday and Tuesday at @educationnext.

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What We’re Watching: James Tooley at Cato

James Tooley, author of The Beautiful Tree: A Personal Journey into How the World’s Poorest People are Educating Themselves, will be speaking today (Monday, October 7) at the Cato Institute at noon.

What We’re Watching: Endangering Prosperity in Brief

Paul Peterson and Eric Hanushek summarize their new book on how the future of the U.S. is endangered by its stagnant school system.

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What We’re Watching: Endangering Prosperity in Brief, Part 2

Paul E. Peterson and Eric A. Hanushek discuss the gains that U.S. students need to make in educational achievement to bring our nation up to the level of the highest-achieving countries

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What We’re Watching: Re-Imagining Teaching

How can the United States raise the status of the teaching profession?

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What We’re Watching: Teacher Town Hall in Philadelphia

Michelle Rhee and StudentsFirst bring their town hall series of open and honest conversations about how to improve public education to Philly.

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What We’re Watching: Poor Education Levels Linked to a Poor Economy?

Paul E. Peterson recently appeared on Fox & Friends to discuss his new book, Endangering Prosperity, and the link between a well-educated nation and a growing economy.

What We’re Watching: Arne Duncan on The Colbert Report

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan talks Common Core with Stephen Colbert.

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What We’re Watching: Press Conference for Field Trip Study

Jay P. Greene explains his study on the educational value of field trips at a press conference held live over Google hangouts.

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What We’re Watching: Endangering Prosperity Book Trailer

10-year-old Dashton explains why it matters that American students rank 32nd in the world.

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What We’re Watching: Is Our Stagnant School System Endangering Our Nation’s Future Prosperity?

Paul Peterson, Eric Hanushek, and Ludger Woessmann discuss their new book, Endangering Prosperity, at Brookings.

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What We’re Watching: Endangering Prosperity Webinar

Paul E. Peterson, Eric Hanushek, and Ludger Woessmann’s webinar on Endangering Prosperity.

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What We’re Watching: How U.S. Students Stack Up Against Other Nations

Paul E. Peterson appeared on Bloomberg TV to discuss how the U.S. education system stacks up in comparison to other nations.

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What We’re Watching: Davis Guggenheim’s ‘TEACH’

Davis Guggenheim’s new documentary “TEACH” follows four first-year teachers in tough schools.

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What We’re Watching: Amanda Ripley’s Stand for Children Address

Amanda Ripley, author of the brand new book “The Smartest Kids in the World,” spoke at a Stand for Children event about how kids are learning in other countries.

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What We’re Watching: Math Videos Overtake Cute Pets in YouTube Popularity

Math tutor Christpher Seber has racked up more than 5 million views for Math Meeting, his YouTube channel.

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What We’re Watching: Can You Be For Profit and For Students?

Rick Hess leads a Google+ hangout with Michael Horn, Andrew Kelly, and John Bailey on whether for-profit organizations act in the best interests of students.

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What We’re Watching: Opt-Out or Cop Out?

Fordham hosted a forum on the growing numbers of parents, educators and administrators calling for a local “opt-out” from state testing systems.

What We’re Watching: Georgia Sets the Bar Lowest

WSB-TV Action News in Atlanta on an Ed Next study that ranks states on where they set the bar for student proficiency.

What We’re Watching: Mentorship for New Educators Helps Combat Teacher Burnout

NewsHour looks at a Chicago nonprofit that provides mentors to new teachers to help the Chicago Public Schools boost retention.

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