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D. Kent King

D. Kent King has been appointed the state commissioner of education in Missouri. Mr. King, 57, took over as acting commissioner July 1, when Robert E. Bartman, who had held the post for 13 years, retired.Mr. King was previously the deputy commissioner in the state department of elementary and secondary education, and the superintendent of the 4,000-student Rolla, Mo., schools.

Steve Seidel

Steve Seidel has been tapped as the new director of Harvard Project Zero, a research group at Harvard University's graduate school of education that explores the development of children's learning. Mr. Seidel, who has been associated with the group since 1987, previously served as a project manager, a principal investigator, and a steering-committee member.

The Dow Jones Newspaper Fund, based in Princeton, N.J., has named Robin Gibson Sawyer this year's National High School Journalism Teacher of the Year.

Ms. Sawyer teaches at the 1,100-student Manteo High School in Manteo, N.C. She will receive a plaque, and a student from her school will receive a $1,000 scholarship to study journalism.

Ernest A. Husarik

Ernest A. Husarik is the new superintendent of the 12,000-student Carmel Clay School District in Carmel, Ind. He was formerly the superintendent of the Westerville, Ohio, schools.

Richard M. Ferry is the new president of the Catholic Education Foundation of Los Angeles. Mr. Ferry is the founder and chairman of Korn/Ferry International, an executive-search firm.

— Michelle Galley

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Vol. 20, Issue 5, Page 2

Published in Print: October 4, 2000, as People in the News

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