Rep. Fattah Congratulates William Penn Charter Head of School on U.S. Education Board Appointment
Dr. Darryl J. Ford Named to National Board for Education Sciences
WASHINGTON, Nov. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA-02) today extended warm congratulations to Dr. Darryl J. Ford, Head of School for the William Penn Charter School in Philadelphia, upon his appointment by President Obama to the Board of Directors of the National Board for Education Sciences.
"Dr. Ford is one of Philadelphia's leading educators and richly qualified to serve on this important federal advisory board with other school administrators, researchers and business executives," Fattah said. "The President demonstrates by appointing Dr. Ford that his Administration remains committed to the best scientific research in education to benefit educators nationwide.
"The Board's mission is to sponsor and disseminate the most reliable information about what works in education," Fattah said. "That research helps our schools train the highly educated workforce that will keep our nation number one in the global economy."
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