Innovation and Student Achievement
Governor Granholm presented the first NGA Public-Private Partnership Award to representatives of Ford Motor Company. Continuing the… read more
Governor Granholm presented the first NGA Public-Private Partnership Award to representatives of Ford Motor Company.
Continuing the conference theme of “innovation,” Mr. Simons delivered the keynote address, talking about his Math for America organization and the need to improve students' math performance. He responded to questions from the governors. The other speakers gave presentations on the future of technology and improving student achievement in math and science. Other topics included comparison of U.S. schools with international assessments, preparing students for high-technology jobs, and the No Child Left Behind Act. They also responded to questions.
Frank Luntz gave a presentation on innovation and showed slides. He is the author of the book, Words That Work. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Dean L. Kamen Founder and President DEKA Research and Development Corporation
- Frank I. Luntz Chief Executive Officer Luntz, Maslansky Strategic Research
- John Lynch Governor [D] New Hampshire
- Janet Napolitano Chair National Governors Association
- Mary Ann Rankin Dean University of Texas at Austin->College of Natural Sciences
- William Schmidt Professor Michigan State University->Educational Psychology
- James Simons President Renaissance Technologies
States and Energy Dependence
Governors and panelists discussed clean energy and maintaining reliability and affordability in energy production while…
Health Care and the Economy
Vermont Governor James Douglas and West Virginia Governor Joe Manchin talked about health care and the…
Technology and Manufacturing Capacity
Participants talked about the state of the economy, the manufacturing industry, outsourcing of jobs, international…
National Governors Association Opening News Conference
The officers of NGA talked with reporters at the beginning of the winter meeting. Topics included the meeting…