TC Alumnus John B. King Jr. Named New York Education Commissioner

| May 18, 2011

Reposted from Arts & Humanities. Written by Amy Wolf.

May 16, 2011. Social Studies alumnus John B. King Jr. was named New York's next education commissioner, with a unanimous vote of the Board of Regents. At 36, Dr. King will be among the nation’s youngest educational leaders and is the state’s first African-American and first Puerto Rican education commissioner. “Having gone to New York City …