- U.S. Senate Confirms Ball's Appointment to the National Board for Education Sciences
On June 22, 2010, the U.S. Senate unanimously approved Deborah Ball's appointment to the National Board for Education Sciences. President Barack Obama announced his nomination of Ball on February 23 this year. The National Board for Education Sciences consists of 15 voting members appointed by the President and confirmed by the U.S. Senate. The board provides guidance and advice to the director of the Institute of Education Sciences (IES), the research arm of the U.S. Department of Education.
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