Education Nation

Education Nation

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

Tuesday, Sep 25, 2012 at 07:54 AM PDT

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 01:16 PM PDT

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 07:58 PM PDT

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 07:55 AM PDT

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 07:58 PM PDT

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 04:45 AM PDT

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...

Monday, Sep 24, 2012 at 04:27 AM PDT

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 —...

Friday, Sep 21, 2012 at 01:15 PM PDT

Education Nation: iPads In Class

Education Nation: iPads In Class

Many schools are using iPads and other tablets in class, but finding the money isn't always easy.

Friday, Sep 21, 2012 at 01:15 PM PDT

Education Nation: Homeschooling Evolution

Education Nation: Homeschooling Evolution

Homeschooling families find support through networking.

Wednesday, Sep 19, 2012 at 04:40 PM PDT

More Top Colleges Offer Free Cyber Courses

More Top Colleges Offer Free Cyber Courses

Seventeen leading universities in the U.S. and abroad will start offering free cyber courses through the online education platform Coursera, the company said Wednesday.