I have a very interesting job. As an education correspondent, I conduct interviews with many of the leading voices in education. Rarely are the interviewees at a loss for words. Recently, I had the opportunity to speak with Dr. David Vroonland, superintendent at Mesquite Independent School District in Texas. Mesquite ISD is a larger district, with 47 schools and over 40,000 students.

By all accounts, Mesquite is a successful and well-run district. It’s student population is diverse, with 56 percent Hispanic, 25 percent African American and 15 percent Caucasian. More than half their teachers hold a Master’s...

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    Dr. Rod Berger is President and CEO of MindRocket Media Group. He is an education industry strategist covering thought leadership in global education for Forbes, eSchool News, eCampus News, Scholastic, The Huffington Post, EdTech Review India, AmericanEdTV and edCircuit. Dr. Berger has worked as a school administrator, college professor, edtech strategist, online content developer, K-12 PD provider and guest lecturer at Vanderbilt’s Owen Graduate School of Management. As one of the world’s leading education media personalities, he has interviewed top education thought leaders like Sir Ken Robinson, Former United States Department of Education Secretary Arne Duncan and over 500 global education influencers. He is currently collaborating with AmericanEdTV and CBS’s Jack Ford on original educational news programming. Email: rod@mindrocketmediagroup.com Twitter @DrRodBerger