DEADLINE Nov. 16 (5:00 pm). Prize: $10K. Your task: come up with a creative approach to making US education the envy of the world, in three pages or less. Most precisely, here's the site describing the contest and the question: "What
should we do to create a strong US education system that works for all,
that improves student outcomes and enables our country to regain its
position in the field of education?" The prize is offered by the education practice of investment banker, Goldman Sachs. Judges include Michael Horn (Innosight Institute), John Danner (Rocketship Education), Randi Weingarten (AFT) and other smart folks. Send your questions to eduInnovationessay@gs.com. Ours: Why an essay not a video? And must it be in English?