News and Notes: 'We're poised to lead the country'

Last week, after a great introduction by U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, Commissioner King gave a speech in New York City about New York's national leadership in raising standards for teaching and learning. He also announced three new initiatives to further support the state's continued transition to the Common Core Learning Standards. This edition of News and Notes includes Commissioner King's and Secretary Duncan's speeches, along with a video of educators' reactions.

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