NAIS: Geoffrey Canada

The closing session of the conference was a talk by Geoffrey Canada. Many of you will know him from 60 Minutes and from the film, Waiting for Superman. He is the President and CEO of Harlem Children’s Zone, and he made the case that we as a nation are facing a dramatic crisis that needs immediate attention. He was compelling, interesting, and at times controversial. His comments about the need to remove underperforming teachers have caused a stir.


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