Statement of NYSSBA Executive Director Timothy G. Kremer on the Departure of State Education Commissioner John King

FOR RELEASE: December 11, 2014

CONTACT: David Albert
(518) 783-3716 or (518) 320-2221 cell
On Twitter: @nyschoolboards

We congratulate John King on his appointment and wish him well in his new role.

We look forward to working with the Board of Regents to find a commissioner who is well qualified to address the issues confronting public education.

New York’s next education leader must be a consensus builder, capable of bringing together multiple constituencies for the benefit of public school children in the state, and one who listens carefully to those who must implement State Education Department regulations.



About NYSSBA: The New York State School Boards Association represents more than 650 school boards and more than 5,000 school board members in New York. NYSSBA provides advocacy, training, and information to school boards in support of their mission to govern the state's public schools.

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