Dr.Lillian Lowery, the new Secretary of Education in Delaware, discusses hot topics in education, including state fiscal challenges, stimulus funding, and national standards. Lowery was formerly a superintendent in Christina, DE, and has been an educator for more than 26 years. She spent two years as an area administrator in Fort Wayne, IN., and seven years as a building administrator in Fairfax County, VA. She taught middle and high school English for 17 years. A fellow in the Broad Urban Superintendents Academy in 2004, Lowery holds an Ed.D. degree from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.