Joel Klein News & Updates
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November 24, 2014

How Teaching Children Can Be More Than a Profession

Having run New York City's public school system for eight years under Mayor Michael Bloomberg, I am often asked, "If you could wave a wand and change one thing, what would it...
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November 04, 2014

A Lesson Plan for A+ Teachers

Former New York City schools chancellor Joel Klein on how to raise the quality and performance of teachers Lots of research in the past decade underscores the importance of...
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May 29, 2014

Former NYC School Leader Urges Focus on Teaching, Technology

Written by Jennifer Chambers Dramatic changes in education are needed to prepare students for 21st century jobs, Joel Klein, former chancellor of New York City Department of...
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November 15, 2013

Why Tablets Are So Much Better Than Textbooks

Written by Peter Jacobs Amplify is an education company using technology towards a simple goal — change the way students interact and learn in the classroom.CEO Joel Klein —...
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September 17, 2013

No Child Left Untableted

Written by Carlo Rotella Sally Hurd Smith, a veteran teacher, held up her brand-new tablet computer and shook it as she said, “I don’t want this thing to take over my...
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Topics:   Education
January 08, 2013

Our View: States' education laws aren't making the grade

Article from By Joel Klein and Michelle Rhee, Special to CNN Editor's note: Joel Klein is CEO of Amplify, the education division of News Corporation, and a...
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August 02, 2012

News Corp. unveils new education biz: Run by Joel Klein called Amplify, in partnership with AT&T

Article taken from ChicagoTribune.comWritten by Jill Goldsmith News Corp. is finally taking the wraps off its new education division led by Joel Klein. It's calling the...
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June 28, 2012

End of an era as iSchool's first graduates are told to 'go and do'

  Former Schools Chancellor Joel Klein speaks at iSchool's graduation on Monday. Principal Alisa Berger is on the stage to Klein's right. Article from;...
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