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Thursday, October 2, 2014

Commissioner of Education and President of the University of the State of NY Dr. John B. King, Jr. Addresses LI Business and Education Community

Commissioner of Education and President of the University of the State of New York Dr. John B. King, Jr. addressed over 100 business and education leaders at an LIA Executive Breakfast earlier today.  LIA members heard Dr. King's views on programs to increase college and career readiness including the Common Core standards, teacher evaluations, the growth of STEM programs, and public-private partnerships using alternative education models. Commissioner King engaged the audience in an important discussion about what the state is doing and how businesses can help promote student achievement to safeguard the economic competitiveness of our region, state and country.


Kingwebsitenews.jpgDr. John B. King, Jr.
Commissioner of Education and President of the 
University of the State of New York