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America’s Choice Taps New Executive

By Ann Bradley — July 13, 2009 1 min read

T. Kenneth James, the former commissioner of education in Arkansas, began a new job last week as the executive vice president and chief operating officer of America’s Choice. The for-profit organization, a subsidiary of the National Center for Education and the Economy, in Washington, offers instructional systems, professional development, and technical assistance to help students who aren’t meeting academic standards.

A version of this article appeared in the July 15, 2009 edition of Education Week

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