Bill Gates on Education
This was part of the fourth annual Washington Ideas Forum.*held by The Atlantic, the Aspen Institute, and the Newseum in the Annenberg Theater.
Bill Gates talked about the work of the Gates Foundation in higher education. He stressed the importance of education and the need for government funding. He said that the current education system was failing to produce highly-skilled workers and that needed economic reforms would stimulate the economy and help the U.S. stay competitive in global markets. Mr. Gates gave a PowerPoint presentation and then was interviewed by David Leonhardt.
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David Bradley Owner and Chairman Atlantic Media
Bill Gates Co-Chair Gates (Bill and Melinda) Foundation
David Leonhardt Bureau Chief New York Times->Washington Bureau
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