Published Online: October 7, 2014
Published in Print: October 8, 2014, as Deputy Education Secretary to Step Down From Post

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Deputy Education Secretary to Step Down From Post

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Deputy U.S. Secretary of Education James H. Shelton is planning to resign his post as the No. 2 official at the Department of Education at the end of this year.

Previously, he was the assistant secretary for innovation and improvement. In that job, he managed a portfolio of high-profile competitive-grant programs targeted at improving teacher quality, public school choice, and education technology.

Critics have seen Mr. Shelton as part of what they characterize as the corporate reform movement in education, whose policy prescriptions are often at odds with those of many Democrats and the teachers' unions.

Vol. 34, Issue 07, Page 4

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