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Acting U.S. Education Secretary King speaks at Baltimore summit

Acting U.S. Education Secretary King speaks at Baltimore summit

Acting U.S. Education Secretary John B. King Jr. addressed a national conference in Baltimore on Saturday and promised to do more to give educators leadership opportunities.

"Every teacher has the potential to lead, not only in the classroom but in their school, their district, state and nationally," he said at the "Teach to Lead" summit at the Embassy Suites Inner Harbor over the weekend.

The conference included nearly 200 educators from 24 states who were selected based on ideas they submitted for teacher-led efforts to improve student outcomes. It was sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, National Board for Professional Teaching Standards and...

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