07/19/2010 // New York, US // TiffNews10 // News Desk
New York – NBC is set to host an education summit in September. As reported by the Associated Press (AP), the network will host a two-day event in which politicians and others will convene to discuss possible improvements in education in schools across the country.
NBC News President Steve Capus is quoted by the AP as stating of the discouraging statistics on student achievement in the country, “I say this as a parent… I think we’re tired of accepting the status quo and having America show up in the middle of the pack when it comes to the education of our children.”
As noted in the report, NBC will focus on education issues on various programming broadcasts during the week of Sept 27.
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