Martha Kanter

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Martha J. Kanter is the former Under Secretary of Education. She was appointed by President Barack Obama on April 29, 2009, and confirmed by the Senate on June 19, 2009.

She served as chancellor of the Foothill–De Anza Community College District and established the first program for students with learning disabilities at San Jose City College. Kanter has a Bachelor of Arts from Brandeis University, a Master of Education from Harvard University, and a Doctor of Education from the University of San Francisco.

Kanter announced on August 13, 2013, she would be stepping down from her Obama administration post.[1]


  1. ^ "Martha Kanter, Top Obama Higher Education Official, Resigns". The Huffington Post. Retrieved 6 October 2015.

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