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…)