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Obama’s Secretary of Education – More Speculation

November 7, 2008 Leave a comment

An article on Yahoo! news is reporting on Obama’s possible cabinet picks, including that for Secretary of Education.  I have already mentioned a few of these names, but there were a few new ones as well, including Colin Powell and Inez Tenebaum, former South Carolina schools superintendant.  Powell has actually been mentioned before for this position, but he says he hasn’t been approached, and it seemed so unlikely to me that I didn’t blog on it.  But his name keeps popping up so I decided I’d better at least mention the possibility.  Stay tuned.

Who Will be Obama’s Secretary of Education?

November 7, 2008 5 comments

The Chronicle of Higher Education has an excellent article about Barack Obama’s potential choices for the next Secretary of Education.  His choice will be important for student loan activists because the Sec. of Education advises the President on education policy and is in charge of overseeing federal education funding.  Read more…