According to The Washington Post, President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. has designated Linda Darling-Hammond, EDU '78, to lead the transition committee for the Education Department. Darling-Hammond received her EdD from Temple University and was inducted into Temple's Gallery of Success in 2005. Darling-Hammond currently serves as the president of the California State Board of Education and is a professor emerita at Stanford University. An expert in teacher education and educational equity, Darling-Hammond led President Barack Obama's Education Policy Transition Team in 2008. 


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