Updated at 12:15 p.m. ET.Arne Duncan will step down as President Obama's education secretary in December, a White House official confirms to NPR.Obama has selected Deputy Education Secretary John B. King Jr. to replace Duncan.
Global Activist, Amy Maglio, was living in Senegal and decided she must do something to help more girls get into school and stay there. She created the Women's Global Education Project (WGEP) to support girls’ education in Senegal and Kenya. Maglio will update us on what WGEP has been doing lately to help girls in those countries escape extreme poverty, through education.