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September 21, 2016

John King on the Teacher Shortage, Homeschooling and ESSA

King, who probably has just a few months left in office, spoke to reporters about a range of issues at a breakfast hosted by the Christian Science Monitor.

September 20, 2016

Scenes From a Bus Tour: Disaster Relief, College Access, and School Turnarounds

U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King, Jr. visited half a dozen Southern states, with stops touching on education from pre-K to college.

September 19, 2016

Q&A: John B. King Jr. on ESSA and on the Obama Administration Legacy

The U.S. Secretary of Education talks with Politics K-12 about the administration's accomplishments and on setting the stage for implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act.

September 12, 2016

Ed. Sec. Bus Tour: From Early Education Through College

U.S. Secretary of Education John King kicked off a bus tour Monday that will go through six states and eleven cities and towns, ending in New Orleans on Friday at a charter school that has seen a significant turnaround.

September 02, 2016

U.S. Secretary John B. King Jr. Announces 2016 Back to School Bus Tour

It's that time again! The U.S. Secretary of Education will be embarking on the department's annual back-to-school bus tour.

July 12, 2016

Ed. Sec. John B. King, Jr to PTA: Diversity in Schools Benefits All Students

If parents want their children to be prepared for a diverse workforce, they should help bolster diversity in schools, U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King, Jr., told the National PTA Friday.

June 29, 2016

Education Secretary Spars With Senators Over School Ratings, ESSA Timeline

It was the second congressional hearing about the Every Student Succeeds Act in under a week featuring U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr.

June 28, 2016

Ed. Sec. John B. King Jr. Urges Charters to Cut Back on Suspensions

U.S. Education Secretary John B. King Jr. will urge charter school leaders Tuesday to use the same innovative approach they've applied to various issues to rethink their approaches to school discipline, and to cut back on student suspensions.

June 13, 2016

Top K-12 Congressional Democrats Tell Obama Admin. Not to Forget About Pre-K

The Every Student Succeed Act's Preschool Development Grants, which provided dedicated federal funding to early learning, are authorized for $250 million under the law,

June 08, 2016

Debate Flares Up: Was the First Federal Education Law a Civil Rights Statute?

U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. and others think the original 1965 Elementary and Secondary Education Act was a civil rights law. But not everyone does. What's the history of the law, and why does it matter?

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