In this interview published in the Washington Post, new Education Secretary, John King Jr. talks about restoring a balance in education beyond the focus on Language Arts and Math. This shift is made possible by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) where there is a greater chance to more broadly define what is meant by student achievement and success.Source:
Emma Brown, The Washington Post, April 14, 2016Description:
“Every kid in this country needs and deserves access to the subjects that go into being a well-educated person. Music and art; world languages; physics, chemistry, and biology; social studies, civics, geography, and government; physical education and health; coding and computer science – these aren’t luxuries that are nice to have. They’re what it means to be ready for today’s world. …”Read the full article here!