Education summit topics announced

NBC News today announced its first list of confirmed panel topics for the “Education Nation” Summit that begins September 25th at Rockefeller Plaza in New York City. This year’s lineup of education panels will include sessions on teaching and testing, the brain science behind early learning, and the value of higher education in today’s economy.

Additional information regarding panel topics and confirmed participants will soon follow. The "Education Nation" sessions will be available for live or delayed viewing on

To date, confirmed sessions at the "Education Nation" Summit include:

  • Brain Power: Why Early Learning Matters
  • Who's Getting Graded: Putting Accountability to the Test
  • A Matter of Degrees: Measuring the Value of Higher Ed

In addition to releasing its first panel topics, NBC News is preparing to launch its “Teacher’s Lounge” on