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John King, TC Alumnus and Ex-Charter School Leader,
Appointed NY State Schools Commissioner
Puerto Rican-born King, who holds a doctorate from TC, is the first black or Puerto Rican to lead the state school system. The former charter school leader favors educational concepts in use in some charter schools, including a longer school day and a longer school year, and the use of student data to tailor individual instruction.
Published Monday, May. 16, 2011