King has some big worries about how his successor, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, is handling civil rights enforcement.
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Education Week correspondent Kavitha Cardoza sat down with former U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr., who sharply criticized cuts to education programs proposed by President Donald Trump.
December 14, 2016
King's year-long tenure has been marked by big fights between different groups, all of whom consider themselves advocates of public education.
December 06, 2016
The new set of materials includes a guide for those leaving juvenile-justice facilities, a toolkit for administators and other educators to assist youth in the juvenile-justice system.
November 22, 2016
"The use of corporal punishment can hinder the creation of a positive school climate by focusing on punitive measures to address student misbehavior rather than positive behavioral interventions and supports," King wrote in a letter to state officials.
November 02, 2016
King plans to say that access to a low-quality early learning program is a, "false promise" and a "missed opportunity" in a speech at the University of Virginia Wednesday.
October 28, 2016
"School counselors fill many roles by helping students work through serious social, emotional, academic and personal challenges," Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. said in a statement announcing the expansion.
October 21, 2016
To answer questions about the graduation-rate gap between groups of students, U.S. Secretary of Education John King went straight to the source: high school kids.
October 19, 2016
More civics education could help kids become the type of citizens who will be able to smartly work against the forces of inequity in their communities, U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King, Jr. planned to say a speech at the National Press Club Wednesday.
October 12, 2016
Zephyr Teachout, the Democratic candidate in New York's 19th district, opposes high-stakes testing and the common core, while GOP candidate John Faso is a big charter school fan.