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NBC News Outlets Collaborate On Education Initiative

NBC News is readying an education week slate of programming and events designed to highlight the challenges - and opportunities - facing America's much-maligned education system.

The week-long event kicks off Sept. 27 with a two-day summit in Rockefeller Plaza, NBC's New York headquarters. The initiative, called "Education Nation," will include education stories on all NBC News networks, programs and platforms throughout the week of Sept. 27,  including Nightly News, Today, Meet the Press, Your Business, MSNBC, CNBC, Telemundo, and

Rockefelller Plaza will be turned into an interactive "Learning Plaza," with the help of architect David Rockwell, where passerby can explore interactive classrooms that highlight the latest successful technologies and techniques.

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