Video: Rhee & Weingarten Together On Morning News Show
Today on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" included a bunch of education types including Rhee, Weingarten, and some governors, and it's already up online for us to watch:
The press release for the event is below.
""MORNING JOE" LIVE FROM FORT LEE, NEW JERSEY - MARCH 2
Broadcast Will Spotlight Fort Lee High School as part of the "Brewing Together" Relationship with Starbucks
NEW YORK -February 28, 2012 - MSNBC's "Morning Joe" will originate live from Fort Lee High School in Fort Lee, New Jersey on Friday, March 2. The special broadcast, part of "Morning Joe" and Starbucks' commitment to education, will feature in-depth conversations about what policies and reforms will help improve U.S. schools. The show will also look at the Fort Lee school district's student achievement improvements and innovative use of technology to drive instruction. The panel will also address the steps needed to combat the bullying epidemic among children and teens.
"Morning Joe" anchors Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski, and Willie Geist will be joined by guests New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy, Delaware Gov. Jack Markell, President of the American Federation of Teachers Randi Weingarten, Rev. Al Sharpton, Harold Ford, Jr., Jon Meacham, Michelle Rhee, and Chairman of the National Board of Communities in Schools Elaine Wynn. Willie Geist will also anchor "Way too Early" (MSNBC 5:30-6:00 a.m.) live from Fort Lee High School on March 2.
In March 2011, "Morning Joe" and Starbucks announced the renewal of their relationship with an ongoing commitment to supporting innovation in community and education. Fort Lee High School is the third of four schools that will be highlighted this year for making a difference in the community. Previous broadcasts have included Crenshaw High School in Los Angeles and Bronx Charter School for Excellence in New York City.