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Unaired segment from Geoffrey Canada's recent Oprah appearance

After HCZ President and CEO Geoffrey Canada's September 24th appearance on the Oprah Winfrey Show to discuss the new documentary "Waiting for Superman" and the state of education in America, the conversation continued in a special video segment available on the Oprah Winfrey Show site. Gov. Chris Christie, Mayor Cory Booker, FaceBook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Geoffrey Canada discussed fixing education, as well as how you can get involved with the cause for improving education for America's children. Watch the video here.

$20M gift from Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs partners are making a $20 million contribution toward the construction of a new school building for the HCZ Promise Academy I charter school. Read the NY Times story.

Read the press release.

NY Times on grassroots ed reform movement

NY Times columnist Thomas Friedman cites HCZ and upcoming documentary "Waiting for Superman" in growing call for education reform. Read here.

Daily News: Sociologist discusses effects of poverty on education

In the Daily News NYU sociologist Pedro Noguera discusses the ongoing debate on how to teach poor children. Read here.
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