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TED Talks Education: The PBS special

Earlier this week on PBS: TED Talks Education, our first original televised event!

We're absolutely delighted with how the show turned out. Rita Pierson, Geoffrey Canada, Bill Gates and Sir Ken Robinson brought the house down with powerful talks, and host John Legend was truly inspirational.

The show is now available globally on the PBS website (http://www.pbs.org/wnet/ted-talks-education/) and, starting at 11am (EST), we'll be posting full-length versions of the talks from the show on TED.com. Several of them clock in at 18 minutes.

But enough about us. What questions and thoughts did the show bring to mind for you? Use this space to discuss.


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    May 8 2013: For as long as it has been debated how our Education System is flipped and outdated, what prevents these changes from happening and why isn't it happening? Is it unions, money, government, the education system itself, culture, teachers not wanting change, etc... what Actions can the millions of Viewers take after viewing, what are tradeoffs when these changes occur, how can change be made or a deeper understanding in how to participate besides this forum... I want to act now, but not sure how...

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