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Martha Kanter pushes to boost student performance nationwide

Original post made on Jul 24, 2010

From a hushed corner office overlooking the Capitol dome and the Washington Mall, former Midpeninsula resident Martha Kanter pursues on a grand scale her quest to help the underdog. Kanter, chancellor of the Foothill-De Anza Community College District from 2003 to 2009, was tapped last year by President Barack Obama to be undersecretary of education -- the first top-level federal education official with a deep community-college background.

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Posted by stephen levy, a resident of University South
on Jul 24, 2010 at 12:11 pm

stephen levy is a registered user.

Martha is a treasure. We were lucky to have her at Foothill-DeAnza for so long and the country is lucky to have her energy and skill in promoting the role of higher education in building a competitive and prosperous economy.


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