U.S. Education Secretary John B. King Jr. Names Six Education Leaders to National Assessment Governing Board

WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. announced today that six education leaders from around the country have been appointed to the National Assessment Governing Board (NAGB) to serve four-year terms. The new members include two state legislators, a testing and measurement expert, a local school board member, a non-public school leader […]

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U.S. Education Secretary John B. King Jr. statement on the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks

“Fifteen years ago, our world changed forever when horrific acts of terrorism shook the country. I was a school principal in Boston then, and I vividly remember our staff, students, and families consoling each other and struggling to grasp the unspeakable tragedies. As we take time today to reflect on this moment in history and […]

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The Presidential Election: A Lesson in Civics

As a social studies teacher, I’m always excited to teach students about their legal rights, our political system and how they can become engaged citizens. However, that excitement kicks up a notch during a presidential election year because I’m reminded of the importance of teaching students how to become engaged citizens. As a social studies […]

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