Hundreds of players in the education debate hunkered down in a tent staked over Rockefeller Center’s ice skating rink this week for NBC’s multi-million dollar, three-day panel fest “Education Nation,” the Huffington Post reports. This year marks the second iteration of Education Nation, which launched in 2010 on the heels of “Waiting for Superman,” a popular documentary that increased the focus on education policy, while also drawing criticism for presenting charter schools as the ultimate solution. Some condemned last year’s Education Nation conference for siding with the education reform movement, for excluding teachers and for presenting shallow content…

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