us secretary of education

Our popular 2016 Education Debate series, with the big picture questions in US Education posed to thought leaders at the
We have been stuck on the bandwagon of only "objective" measures, which has kept us focused on Knowledge. It is time to accept
The OECD's new report, School Leadership for Learning: Insights from Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS) 2013
How we behave and engage in our world - our character qualities - are considered by many to be strong predictors of students
Most states provide less support per student for elementary and secondary schools than they did before the Great Recession
What will be the legacy of Race to the Top and Barack Obama's other education initiatives? Indeed, what's been accomplished
John King has the makings of another Arne Duncan, and on some points (e.g., ESSA Title I state plans), Sen. Lamar Alexander will want to use the Senate to rein King in. However, on other points (e.g., reckless charter spending; pressuring states to deliver on that 95 percent of test takers), King and Alexander will get on just fine.
John King Jr.'s nomination only has to go through one more vote.
As U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan put it, "I am increasingly worried that our teachers, our administrators don't reflect the great diversity of our nation's students, and that is a real problem."