Obama Unveils Picks for Key Ed. Dept. Jobs

(Friday, April 3rd, 2009)

“The Obama administration last week announced two picks for major posts in the U.S. Department of Education.

“John Q. Easton, the executive director of the Consortium on Chicago School Research, has been tapped to head the Institute of Education Sciences. And a community college administrator, Martha J. Kanter, has been named as President Barack Obama‚Äôs choice for the third-in-command position of undersecretary of education.”

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