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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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A rash of student transfers was a wake-up call for Principal Rodney Fisher to prioritize his school's mission, he writes.
November 11, 2015 – Education Week
Amidst a web of challenges, principals can still manage to control the "weather" inside their schools, writes Tamara McWilliams.
November 11, 2015 – Education Week
Leading a parochial school demands an engaged focus on students' sense of community and character, says Habeeb Quadri.
November 11, 2015 – Education Week
The situation of former Alabama Teacher of the Year Ann Marie Corgill puts a personal face on the issue of who is allowed to teach and where.
November 11, 2015 – Education Week
A Republican's win in the Kentucky governor's race could shake up the political climate for common core in that state, and a Mississippi funding measure goes down to defeat.
November 11, 2015 – Education Week
A new cadre of school leadership programs emphasizes knowledge of practices from the business world.
November 4, 2015 – Education Week
Images of an officer's rough treatment of a black student have thrust questions about the proper role of police in schools into the national spotlight.
November 4, 2015 – Education Week
November 4, 2015 – Education Week
The federal government is demanding more answers from school officials about how they plan to resolve allegations of discriminatory admissions practices at their better schools.
November 4, 2015 – Education Week
A recent controversy in California's Fresno Unified district involving Cyber Dust, founded by billionaire Mark Cuban, highlights the new challenges.
October 28, 2015 – Education Week

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