Federal Biden Picks San Diego Superintendent for Deputy Education Secretary
San Diego Superintendent Cindy Marten was a classroom teacher for 17 years before she became a school and district administrator.
Federal Obama Education Staff Involved in Race to the Top, Civil Rights Join Biden's White House
Both Catherine Lhamon and Carmel Martin will serve on President-elect Joe Biden's Domestic Policy Council.
Federal DeVos Appoints New Director for English-Learner Office
The selection of Lorena Orozco McElwain as director of the office of English language acquisition shakes up a long-standing tradition.
Federal Trump Taps Rob Goad as White House Education Adviser
Goad took temporary leave from Rep. Luke Messer, R-Ind.'s office last year to help the Trump campaign with education issues, including a $20 billion school choice proposal.
Every Student Succeeds Act Donald Trump and K-12 Education: Five Things to Watch in 2017
The first part of the year will tell us a lot about where the president elect wants to go on education and the priority he places on the issue.
Federal Linda Darling-Hammond Launches Think Tank, With Washington, D.C. Office
Stanford education heavy-hitter Linda Darling-Hammond has launched a new think tank intended to bring evidence into education policy.
Federal Stimulus Money Guy Named Deputy Education Secretary
Tony Miller, who has an extensive background in business, has been a key player in managing the stimulus money.
Federal Linda Darling-Hammond to Stay in California
Linda Darling-Hammond, who was widely rumored for a top job in the U.S. Department of Education, told me today that she is going to stay in California and support President Barack Obama's agenda in her role as an education professor and researcher at Stanford University.