On Education Inspiration and CT Innovation

Named among the top 5 most inspirational videos on the web by Mashable. It's a great example of immersion on a community scale. We should discuss this approach at length during our work in gap closing actions.

Geoffrey Canada on 60 Minutes: Closing The Achievement Gap through the Harlem Children's Zone.

Having seen the success of the Harlem Children's Zone, in 2009 US President Barack Obama announced plans to replicate the HCZ model in 20 other cities across the nation.

You can view a brief clip below or the full episode by 60 Minutes.

And here is the other mention I made during our meeting today regarding an innovative approach towards providing glasses for the poor.

Designer Focuses on Marketing Adjustable Eyeglasses at $1 a Pair

At least 180 million children could use glasses to help with their schoolwork, according to a report from the Child Vision Conference in Oxford in 2007.

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