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Hoover fellow Peter Robinson (left) and Joel Klein, Amplify CEO and former chanc

Joel Klein on using technology to transform education

with Joel Kleinvia Uncommon Knowledge
Saturday, October 12, 2013

This week on Uncommon Knowledge, Joel Klein, Amplify CEO and former chancellor of the New York City department of education, discusses technology, school choice, and the challenges facing the US educational system. The gap between the haves and the have-nots is growing, with huge implications for the United States; the way to reduce the gap and create knowledgeable, skilled, problem solvers is through education. For the past two hundred years we have had the model of one teacher and thirty plus children, but that model is not working for many students. With less than one-third of students ready for college, Amplify is reimagining the way teachers teach and students learn to build a better K–12 educational system and thus a better society. (37:03)

A Matter of National Security

by Condoleezza Rice, Joel Kleinvia Hoover Digest
Monday, August 13, 2012

The defense of the republic begins in the classroom. By Condoleezza Rice and Joel Klein.

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Education keeps America safe

by Condoleezza Rice, Joel Kleinvia
Tuesday, March 20, 2012

America's greatest strengths stem from the freedom to innovate, create, compete and succeed. Without a wide base of educated and capable citizens, our strengths will fade, and the United States will lose its capacity to lead in the international community...