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U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. took over at a pivotal time for the agency, in the twilight of the Obama administration.
—Swikar Patel/Education Week

Q&A: U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr.

The U.S. Department of Education's top official discusses the Every Student Succeeds Act, equity, and other education issues. (July 19, 2016)

Spotlight on Leaders in Technology and Innovation

In this Spotlight, meet leaders who are using technology and innovation to enhance instruction and prepare students for a changing world.

Spotlight on Principal Evaluation & Leadership

In this Spotlight, explore competing models and standards for principal evaluation, read research and commentary on improving school leadership, and reconsider the role of principal supervisors.

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District Dossier Blog

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On Performance Blog

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Democratic candidate Zephyr Teachout has been a harsh critic of high-stakes testing and the common core, while Republican John Faso is a strong supporter of charter schools.
October 26, 2016 – Education Week
A ballot measure would alter the state constitution to allow a special district to intervene in low-performing schools.
October 26, 2016 – Education Week
Education leaders must combat the education reform climate of "disillusionment," writes former Massachusetts secretary of education Paul Reville.
October 12, 2016 – Education Week
Gov. Paul LePage believes Maine has a glut of school superintendents and he intends to pressure districts into consolidating administrations with the two-year budget he will propose in early 2017.
October 5, 2016 – AP
Political heartburn continues in the Hoosier State over high-stakes assessments, with the issue spilling over into this year's contests for governor and state schools superintendent.
October 5, 2016 – Education Week
Leaders of an Indiana system make sure that the central office, not just principals and teachers, help carry the weight of school turnaround efforts.
September 28, 2016 – Education Week
Aiming to offer support and assistance for local leaders, rather than prescriptive formulas, the California Collaborative for Educational Excellence is open for business.
September 28, 2016 – Education Week
A dozen states pick governors Nov. 8, and they'll play a crucial role in setting the education agenda under the new Every Student Succeeds Act.
September 21, 2016 – Education Week
September 14, 2016 – Education Week
Rob Goad, on leave from the office of Rep. Luke Messer, R-Ind., has been working as a Trump policy adviser in New York City.
September 7, 2016 – Education Week

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