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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 Leadership

In this Spotlight, learn how principals are providing input on ESSA's implementation, gaining management savvy from the business world, and balancing classroom visits with other leadership responsibilities.

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District Dossier Blog

07/11 03:21 pm | The State of Public Education; The State of Movements for Human Rights | As I announced yesterday, we are moving this blog to a new livelier format at Participatory Democracy and Public Education.  I want to take the opportunity of this last blog ...

On Performance Blog

11/14 01:24 pm | A Farewell | When I started this blog two years ago, I set out to learn what performance means in education. I've focused on teacher and principal evaluation, on international ...

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Revealing How Education Leaders Can Work Together on Common-Standards Implementation
In this webinar, our guests provided principals and district leaders with resources to guide them in effective leadership during common core implementation.

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Michael V. Walker's job has a singular purpose: keeping the school system's black male students on a positive academic track.
October 28, 2015 – Education Week
As performance-based teacher-licensure exams like the edTPA gain currency, reports of related tutoring services and online materials raise new questions.
October 21, 2015 – Education Week
Three competing proposals for increasing the K-12 budget all seek to help reverse the state's downward slide on public school spending.
October 21, 2015 – Education Week
Turnover in top leadership in Congress and at the Education Department complicates the prospects for completing unfinished business on education policy.
October 14, 2015 – Education Week
In a state where charters have generated scandal-ridden headlines for years, critics and advocates alike are calling for tougher oversight.
October 14, 2015 – Education Week
John B. King Jr., who has been filling the duties of deputy federal education secretary, shares policy priorities with those of outgoing Secretary Arne Duncan.
October 14, 2015 – Education Week
In their indictment of Barbara Byrd-Bennett, federal prosecutors allege the former superintendent steered a $23 million, no-bid contract to her former employers.
October 14, 2015 – Education Week
Common-core test outcomes should serve as indicators for assessing student needs, argue Joshua Starr and Elaine Weiss.
October 7, 2015 – Education Week
The American Express Foundation is investing nearly $2.5 million in a diverse array of programs that aim to develop and support school leaders.
October 7, 2015 – Education Week
The education secretary hit the road a multistate, back-to-school trek, joined at one point by President Barack Obama.
September 23, 2015 – Education Week

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