20-Something Visionary Promotes Obama's Higher-Education Goals


Zakiya Smith, a senior policy adviser to President Obama on education, speaks widely on the administration's higher-education goals.
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While she was still an undergraduate at Vanderbilt University in the early 2000s, Zakiya Smith told one of her professors that she was interested in working for the U.S. Department of Education someday. The professor, a staunch conservative, told her...

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