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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 ...

On-Demand Webinar

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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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
As his annual back-to-school bus tour rolled along, the Secretary of Education talked talked waivers, common core, and other issues with Education Week’s Alyson Klein.
September 23, 2015 – Education Week
The latest face-off among Republicans running for the White House included allusions to federal overreach, little of substance on K-12.
September 23, 2015 – Education Week
Adams 14 in Colorado is among thousands of districts nationwide that are trying to root out discriminatory practices that can harm students' development.
September 16, 2015 – Education Week
A year after a police shooting set off racially charged protests in Ferguson, Mo., the school system and its new superintendent are looking to correct educational disparities and "give kids a voice" in determining their future.
September 16, 2015 – Education Week
Superintendent Joseph Davis lays out his plans for addressing the educational inequities and biases that fed into last year's demonstrations in Ferguson, Mo.
September 16, 2015 – Education Week
The Minnesota Republican's forthcoming departure puts added pressure on lawmakers to come to an agreement on their respective ESEA overhauls by the end of the year.
September 9, 2015 – Education Week
The faceoff between the legislature and governor has caused some school systems to turn to loans and reserves in the absence of state money.
September 9, 2015 – Education Week
The city's new superintendent, Christopher Cerf, is pledging to work with the community as it moves toward regaining governance of public schools after 20 years under state authority.
September 9, 2015 – Education Week
August 26, 2015 – Education Week

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