Air Date: September 24, 2010

It’s all about the viewer reaction to Monday’s show on the documentary titled Waiting For “Superman”. Here are some quotes from the guests that appeared on the show that day:

  • President and CEO of the Harlem Children’s Zone Geoffrey Canada, “In 10 years it’s going to be too late.”
  • U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, “We are 9th in college graduates in the nation.”
  • Mayor of Newark, NY Cory Booker, “You couldn’t have a superior democracy with an inferior education system.”

Facebook Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg takes action and donates $100 million to Newark schools. Read more from the Walstreet Journal article.

To Take Action by finding others in your community who are interested in education in the U.S. check out the Oprah’s Show Meetup:

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