Teach for America

Advocacy Update

Inside the Beltway

Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced Friday that he would be stepping down from his role in December. President Obama will be nominating John B. King Jr. to succeed Secretary Duncan. King is the former commissioner of education for New York state and held that role during the implementation of the Common Core State Standards.

In the Press

Boosting Educational Attainment and Adult Earnings, Education Next

Researchers have found that increased school spending is linked to improved outcomes for students, particularly low-income students. (more…)