He leaves in Dec.; John King Jr. to take over his spot.
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Today's Top Ed News
- Secretary of Education Arne Duncan's successor, reform advocate John King, is sure to receive similar criticism for his stances. Wash Post
- As more teachers share educational resources online, questions arise over ownership and use. EdWeek
- American Express, which has funded other ed initiatives, gives $2.5 million to NASSP to develop principal talent. EdWeek
- John King to be named acting secretary. Obama to discuss Arne later today. NBC
- Ballot and legal battles for funding in many states mark the start of the 2014-15 school year. EdWeek
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