Why we chose Ohio to best represent the American educational experience.
Education Platforms for presidential candidates Sen. John McCain and Sen. Barack Obama.
25 years ago, the report, Nation at Risk: The Imperative For Educational Reform, came to a disturbing conclusion: our education system was falling behind the rest of the world. How have our schools fared since these wake-up calls? Are we still a nation at risk?
A message from Executive Producer of "Where We Stand."
Call it rural blight, or simply the impact of globalization - job opportunities are fast disappearing in rural Ohio. Once home to heavy industry, agriculture and mining, the Appalachian area of the state has seen many of these sectors shut down or move offshore in recent years. And where there are opportunities, an education beyond high school is often required. That's a challenge in a region with a high school completion rate of just 68 percent.
Watch excerpts from the two-day conference of educators hosted by New York Public Television.
On the changing role of technology in the schools
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