NPR’s Tell Me More radio show is using social media to start an education forum, and they’re asking you to participate! Tell Me More is hosting a live radio broadcast from Miami, Florida today to discuss our country’s issues surrounding education and asks listeners to join the conversation on Twitter:
Follow the national conversation that’s already started and add your own ideas: Is your school broken? Who is responsible for making our schools better? What role should teachers, parents, the government, and private sector, be playing right now? Who is stepping up to the plate and who isn’t?
Tell Me More speaks with with past Secretary of Education Margaret Spelling and current Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to kick off the conversation. They also speak with Alberto Carvalho (@MiamiSup), superintendent of Miami-Dade public schools, national education advocate Michelle Rhee (@m_rhee), and Sal Kahn, founder of — do we need to
tell you? (@khanacademy) You can listen to the broadcasts here.
Log on to Twitter and join the conversation using the tag #npredchat, and follow the radio program via @TellMeMoreNPR. I know that @ce_doyle will definitely be joining the conversation!