1. Race to the Top: Joanne Weiss & Running the Race

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    Race to the Top Director Joanne Weiss believes that win or lose, what really matters in this competition is how states play the game. This video is part of a Learning Matters series covering the…

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    • Race to the Top: The Race Is On

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      The deadline has arrived, and 40 states plus D.C. are hoping to win a share of a 4.35 billion dollar "Race to the Top" pie. Who will get the money? How have they prepared? This video…

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      • Beyond Borders

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        In these personal stories produced by Learning Matters, youth from around the world provide glimpses into their communities and lives

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        • Learning Matters: Google Hangout No. 1 on El Sistema/Music Education

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          Eric Booth from El Sistema USA was the moderator in this Hangout hosted on 2/29/2012. In this forum, he leads a discussion concerning which core ideas and principles from El Sistema Venezuela the…

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          • Learning Matters: Google Hangout No. 2 on El Sistema/Music Education

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            Throughout this dialogue, Tricia navigates the conversation to address the sudden media attention cast upon the El Sistema movement. She highlights key Venezuelan principles being infused in the US…

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            • TFA: Colleston Morgan: "The Realist"

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              The Real World of Teach for America Meet Harvard graduate Colleston Morgan. His first two years as a Teach for America teacher were highly successful. So why did he leave the classroom to pursue…

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              • TFA: Kady Amundson: "The Mentor"

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                The Real World of Teach for America University of Tennessee graduate Kady Amundson’s days rarely end when school is over. At the start of her Teach for America assignment, her school faced…

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                • Transforming teens into tomorrow's tech titans

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                  Forty-five New York City public high school students are taking big strides toward achieving their dreams by learning how to work together on creating fully functional, original cellphone apps with…

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                  • TFA: Bayoji Akingbola: "The Victim of Circumstance"

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                    The Real World of Teach for America Meet Tulane graduate Bayoji Akingbola. On paper, he was the perfect Teach for America candidate. But even the best teacher needs support. Was Bayoji set up to…

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                    • TFA: Lindsay Ordower: "The Go Getter"

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                      The Real World of Teach for America Meet Lindsay Ordower from Mount Holyoke College. She came to Teach for America determined to succeed. But on any given school day, Lindsay’s classroom was…

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