Commissioner King: 'We're Poised to Lead the Country'
"We are not retreating. New York is moving forward with a common belief in the power of great teachers to make a difference in the lives of children," said Commissioner John B. King, Jr. in a policy address at the Wagner School, New York University. Following an introduction by U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, King announced three new initiatives to further support the State's transition to Common Core Learning Standards.