Category Archives: Announcements

Community-Based Organizations Make Their Picks for Secretary of Education to Replace Betsy DeVos

Yesterday national community-based, grassroots education organizations made their short list for US Secretary of Education public. Here is their open letter to President-elect Biden. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:November 23, 2020Contact Jitu Brown (773) 317-6343 Letter to President-elect Joe Biden President-elect Joseph Biden1401 Constitution Ave., NWWashington, DC 20230 Dear President-elect Biden, On behalf of the parents, students and community organizations that make up the

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NPE and Grassroots Groups Weigh in on US Secretary of Education and agenda

The @Network4pubEd leads a coalition of more than 50!! grassroots organizations calling for 5 principles that should be acknowledged in the selection of the next US Secretary of Education. I am honored to have served as a founding board member of NPE since 2013. Read more here. Please Facebook Like, Tweet, etc below and/or reblog to share this discussion with others.

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Biden Transition Team released for US Department of Education

I blogged yesterday that Linda Darling-Hammond is leading education transition for President-elect Joe Biden. Today, the Biden US Department of Education transition team was released. Name Most Recent Employment Source of Funding Linda Darling-Hammond, Team Lead Learning Policy Institute Volunteer Ary Amerikaner The Education Trust Volunteer Beth Antunez American Federation of Teachers Volunteer Jim Brown United States Senate, Office of Senator Robert

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Linda Darling-Hammond Leading Education Transition for Biden

It’s now public that ⁦‪Linda Darling-Hammond‬⁩ is leading education transition for ⁦‪President-elect Joe Biden‬⁩. The Washington Post reported today, For the Education Department, the transition committee is being led by Linda Darling-Hammond, president of the California State Board of Education, several people said. Darling-Hammond, who was considered for education secretary by President Barack Obama in 2008, is under consideration again,

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