The Atlantic & Microsoft to Hold LIVE March 27 Digital Town Hall on Educating the Next Generation of Americans to Compete

Join The Atlantic and Microsoft for a live digital town hall discussion on how to educate the next generation of Americans to compete in the 21st century economy at 8:45 a.m. ET on March 27. In the video below, Fred Humphries, Microsoft’s vice president of U.S. government affairs, talks about tomorrow’s panel and what will be discussed at the town hall:

Top policymakers, academics and business leaders will share their thoughts on how we can provide students with the skills they need to keep America competitive and improve economic opportunities for tomorrow’s workforce. Moderated by PBS NewsHour Senior Correspondent Judy Woodruff, participants include:

· Secretary Arne Duncan, United States Department of Education

· Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN)

· Brad Smith, General Counsel and Executive Vice President, Microsoft

· Michael Greenstone, Director, The Hamilton Project at the Brookings Institution

· Kaya Henderson, Chancellor, District of Columbia Public Schools

· Robert Mendenhall, President, Western Governors University

· Amy Rosen, President & CEO, Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship

Watch the live Webcast here and participate in the conversation on Twitter using the town hall’s official hashtag, #FutureEd.

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