Achieving Equity in Education with Geoffrey Canada

Audience reactions from APB speaker Geoffrey Canada speech at #MLKDay17 on 1.18.17

  1. We’re excited to have Geoffrey Canada join the @ACT team today to celebrate #MLKDay17 and discuss achieving #equity in education. https://t.co/8Lu9MnIiAR
    We’re excited to have Geoffrey Canada join the @ACT team today to celebrate #MLKDay17 and discuss achieving #equity in education. pic.twitter.com/8Lu9MnIiAR
  2. So excited to hear @hczorg's Geoffrey Canada speak @ACT this morning! He's a personal hero and amazing innovator for #education. #MLKDay17
  3. Excited to welcome Geoffrey Canada, Board President of @hczorg, to our campus this morning to honor #MLKDay17 and talk about #edequity https://t.co/IJSjhIospF
    Excited to welcome Geoffrey Canada, Board President of @hczorg, to our campus this morning to honor #MLKDay17 and talk about #edequity pic.twitter.com/IJSjhIospF
  4. "You're smart, but I hear you want to be a teacher. Why would you waste all that IQ?" -G. Canada on what a professor told him. #mlkday17
  5. Canada was pushed to be a doctor. Chose not to...and thank goodness he did! #MLKDAY17
  6. "Kids in this country are not prepared to enter the labor market with the skills necessary." #MLKDay17 #edchat
  7. Listening to Geoffrey Canada this morning at work. Powerful message. @ACTEquity #MLKDay17
  8. "We have become the country that incarcerates more people per capita than any place on the face of the earth." #MLKDay17
  9. @ACTEquity #MLKDAY17 The Us is in class by ourselves having more in people in jail per capital than anywhere on earth.
  10. Inspiring speech by Geoffrey Canada in ACT's Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. lecture https://t.co/MCOHV8H72Y
    Inspiring speech by Geoffrey Canada in ACT's Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. lecture pic.twitter.com/MCOHV8H72Y
  11. "If we don't do something about #education, we are going to lose our standing as a first rate country." - Geoffrey Canada #MLK17 @ACTEquity
  12. "There are two things we struggle with in education: complexity & scale. We decided to deal with them both at @hczorg." - Geoffrey Canada
  13. Follow the science, funding and the complexities of interrupting generational issues! #MLKDAY17
  14. We have a problem in America, no jobs, people unprepared, we must do what the science says to fix these problems! @ACT @ACTEquity #MLKDay17 https://t.co/owekGRQ6Vz
    We have a problem in America, no jobs, people unprepared, we must do what the science says to fix these problems! @ACT @ACTEquity #MLKDay17 pic.twitter.com/owekGRQ6Vz
  15. "We decided to stay with them through college. We had one goal at @hczorg: to get these kids #college degrees." #MLK17 @ACTEquity
  16. Average cost for incarceration? $30k/year. Per pupil cost for @hczorg? $5000. Too expensive? Education is NEVER too expensive! #mlkday17
  17. Teaching is a real profession but not everyone can do it. We need to have a real, honest conversation #GeoffreyCanada @ACTEquity #MLKDay17
  18. If you are a teacher and you can not do your job...change careers! Geoffrey Canada in doing what's right for students @ACTEquity @ACT https://t.co/flDOSiOlRw
    If you are a teacher and you can not do your job...change careers! Geoffrey Canada in doing what's right for students @ACTEquity @ACT pic.twitter.com/flDOSiOlRw
  19. "The evidence on this is clear. It's science. Teacher expectation drives student performance." - Geoffrey Canada #MLK17 @ACTEquity @hczorg
  20. "We don't need folks who care but can't teach." We need excellence and a commitment to equity together a#MLKDay2017 @ACTEquity https://t.co/bqJ5cvAjlz
    "We don't need folks who care but can't teach." We need excellence and a commitment to equity together a#MLKDay2017 @ACTEquity pic.twitter.com/bqJ5cvAjlz
  21. "Of course I'm going. Why wouldn't I be going?" (on going to college today, because it's normal) #changetheexpectation @ACTEquity #MLKDay17
  22. "providing kids with opportunities" Arts, sports, music @ACTEquity #MLKDAY17 Geoff loved Green Eggs & Ham #education https://t.co/hWAO9VAqdk
    "providing kids with opportunities" Arts, sports, music @ACTEquity #MLKDAY17 Geoff loved Green Eggs & Ham #education pic.twitter.com/hWAO9VAqdk
  23. We have to make sure students are exposed to all kind of activities my life was changed because one teacher cared about me! @ACTEquity @ACT
  24. "Poetry saved me. We don't know what will save a kid. For some it's dance. For some music. For some sports." Geoffrey Canada @ACTEquity @ACT
  25. "Everyone is trying to spend the least amount of money for change that will last forever."- Geoffrey Canada #education #MLKDay17
  26. Q&A with Geoffrey Canada, honest conversations! What role does government play in helping children..answer: spend $ wisely! @ACT @ACTEquity pic.twitter.com/mYcMTwfYZJ
  27. "I'm looking forward to a new focus on equity issues as we start to realize what's at stake." -Geoffrey Canada @ACT @ACTEquity #education
  28. "You never know what a kid's potential is..." #geoffreycanada #mlkday17 Find what inspires and drives them, guide, and watch them grow.
  29. "Americans rise to challenge and changed this country forever in the 60s." Geoffrey Canada @ACTEquity #MlkDay2017 https://t.co/CcklfI6TcI
    "Americans rise to challenge and changed this country forever in the 60s." Geoffrey Canada @ACTEquity #MlkDay2017 pic.twitter.com/CcklfI6TcI
  30. If you really care, find a school getting great results w/disdvantaged kids and find out how they're doing it. @ACTEquity #MLKDay17
  31. Geoff Canada gives big shout out to @RelayGSE for teaching teachers how to control and manage classrooms #MLKDay2017 @ACTEquity https://t.co/DTQqUReIYk
    Geoff Canada gives big shout out to @RelayGSE for teaching teachers how to control and manage classrooms #MLKDay2017 @ACTEquity pic.twitter.com/DTQqUReIYk
  32. Taking time to reflect on #Geoffrey Canada and his talk this morning @ACTEquity - inspirational!
  33. Inspired by Geoffrey Canada, who spoke at ACT today, he reminded us that "you don't know what a child's potential...  http://fb.me/1ar22Nmjq 
  34. Geoffrey Canada reminded us to"think beyond the limits" in order to foster sustainable educational equality for all. @ACTEquity #MLKDAY17 https://t.co/TNGl3vJCdn
    Geoffrey Canada reminded us to"think beyond the limits" in order to foster sustainable educational equality for all. @ACTEquity #MLKDAY17 pic.twitter.com/TNGl3vJCdn