Education undersecretary Martha Kanter resigns
- U.S. Department of Education Undersecretary Martha Kanter announced her resignation Tuesday evening via a departure memo to Obama administration staff.
- Kanter was confirmed as undersecretary in 2009 and oversaw higher education policies including student aid and adult education, with her official bio even calling her the face of Obama's plan to give the U.S. "the best educated, most competitive workforce in the world by 2020."
- No details were provided as to why she resigned, but she is expected to leave in the fall once a replacement is found.
From the article:
... Kanter oversaw the implementation of tremendous changes to the federal Pell grant program and new rules on student loans. Before arriving at the Education Department, she served as chancellor of the Foothill-De Anza Community College District in California. Before that, she worked as a high school teacher, then in various administrative roles in California's community colleges chancellor's office. ...
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