Dr. Daggett: The State of Public Education in America

Saturday, November 17, 2012 -- Andrea Gronberg
Dr. Willard Daggett delivered the keynote address at our EdTech conference.

He pioneered the rigor and relevance model—now discover a side to Dr. Willard Daggett that might surprise you.

Dr. Willard Daggett delivered the keynote address at our EdTech conference and dazzled the capacity crowd with his experience, expertise, and research-based knowledge of education, but also with moving, touching, and funny stories that colorfully illustrated his message. And now, we want to share his presentation with you. In part one, you’ll see and hear insights that are a result of a life dedicated to education as he discusses a range of topics:

• Why the U.S. public education system is the best in the world
• The inherent conflict between excellence and equity in education
• How being an educator, parent, and grandparent informs his views
• How the lives of his adult children demonstrate the power of public education