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Jim Shelton: Asst Dep Sec Innovation & Improvement, DOE

The Department of Education has asked for more funding to address the problem of dropout factories in America's urban centers, but it is not entirely clear that additional funding will be allotted, said Jim Shelton, Assistant Deputy Secretary for Innovation and Improvement, in a quick interview with edReformer this morning.