U.S. Department of Education Launches New Initiative to Provide Students Access to Excellent Educators


The U.S. Department of Education has launched the Excellent Educators for All Initiative, a program designed to provide students throughout the country obtain equal access to great educators and quality education.

The initiative is part of President Obama's year of action plans that aim to boost access to quality education for all students. "All children are entitled to a high-quality education regardless of their race, zip code or family income. It is critically important that we provide teachers and principals the support they need to help students reach their full potential," U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan said.

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