PBS host Charlie Rose and a distinguished panel tackle the question of how to improve our troubled school systems and provide a better future for our nation's greatest resource, our kids. (Photo: L.A. Cicero, Stanford)


Moderated by PBS’ Charlie Rose, the panel included Reed Hastings, founder and CEO of Netflix; Salman Khan, founder of Khan Academy; Kim Smith, co-founder and CEO of Bellwether Education Partners and a founding team member of Teach For America; Cory A. Booker, mayor of Newark, N.J.; Claude M. Steele, dean of Stanford’s School of Education; and Stanford University President John L. Hennessy Stanford University hosted a Round-table discussion at Maples Pavilion titled “Education Nation 2.0: Redefining Education Before It Redefines Us.”

Central themes included technology, leveling the playing field and who exactly are the gatekeepers of the educational cache. Read more and Watch the event here.