John B. King
Federal Catching Up: John B. King Jr. on Trump, ESSA, and Heading Back to the Classroom
King has some big worries about how his successor, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, is handling civil rights enforcement.
Federal Watch John King Talk Vouchers, Trump Budget in Facebook Live Interview
Education Week correspondent Kavitha Cardoza sat down with former U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr., who sharply criticized cuts to education programs proposed by President Donald Trump.
Federal John B. King Jr.: Supporters of Public Schools Must Put Aside Their Differences
King's year-long tenure has been marked by big fights between different groups, all of whom consider themselves advocates of public education.
Federal Ed. Dept. Releases Resources for Young People Exiting the Juvenile-Justice System
The new set of materials includes a guide for those leaving juvenile-justice facilities, a toolkit for administators and other educators to assist youth in the juvenile-justice system.
Federal U.S. Secretary John King to States: End Corporal Punishment in Schools
"The use of corporal punishment can hinder the creation of a positive school climate by focusing on punitive measures to address student misbehavior rather than positive behavioral interventions and supports," King wrote in a letter to state officials.
Federal Secretary John King: Improve the Quality of Early Education, Not Just Access
King plans to say that access to a low-quality early learning program is a, "false promise" and a "missed opportunity" in a speech at the University of Virginia Wednesday.
Federal Education Dept. Expands Ambassador Program to School Counselors
"School counselors fill many roles by helping students work through serious social, emotional, academic and personal challenges," Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. said in a statement announcing the expansion.
Federal John B. King Jr. Goes Back to the Classroom, Gets a Lesson From Students
To answer questions about the graduation-rate gap between groups of students, U.S. Secretary of Education John King went straight to the source: high school kids.
Federal Secretary King: Strong Civics Education Helps Prepare Students to Tackle Inequity
More civics education could help kids become the type of citizens who will be able to smartly work against the forces of inequity in their communities, U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King, Jr. planned to say a speech at the National Press Club Wednesday.
Budget & Finance N.Y. Congressional Race Highlights Testing, Charters, Common Core
Zephyr Teachout, the Democratic candidate in New York's 19th district, opposes high-stakes testing and the common core, while GOP candidate John Faso is a big charter school fan.
Federal John King on the Teacher Shortage, Homeschooling and ESSA
King, who probably has just a few months left in office, spoke to reporters about a range of issues at a breakfast hosted by the Christian Science Monitor.
Federal Scenes From a Bus Tour: Disaster Relief, College Access, and School Turnarounds
U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King, Jr. visited half a dozen Southern states, with stops touching on education from pre-K to college.
Federal Q&A: John B. King Jr. on ESSA and on the Obama Administration Legacy
The U.S. Secretary of Education talks with Politics K-12 about the administration's accomplishments and on setting the stage for implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act.