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Posts published in “Day: September 28, 2010

Aldine superintendent selected as panelist for NBC’s Education Nation Summit

Aldine ISD Superintendent Dr. Wanda Bamberg has been selected as a panelist as part of NBC News’ Education Nation Summit, set for Rockefeller Center in New York, Sept. 27-28.
Dr. Bamberg will be part of the panel, “Shrinking the Achievement Gap: Is education the civil rights issue of our time?” Joining her on the panel will be Roland Fryer, a professor at Harvard and CEO of EdLabs, Benjamin Todd Jealous, president and CEO of the NAACP, Michael Lomax, president and CEO of the United Negro College Fund, Janet Murguia, president and CEO of the National Council of La Raza and Michael Nutter, mayor of Philadelphia.
NBC News’ Education Nation Summit is the centerpiece of a weeklong “Education Nation” initiative that will convene the foremost policymakers, elected officials, thought leaders, educators, members of the business community and engaged citizens in a national discussion about the challenges, potential solutions and innovations spanning today’s education landscape.