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Opinion – A Teacher’s Perspective: What Education Sec. Miguel Cardona Should Focus on First

Fulfilling Pres. Joe Biden’s pledge to reopen schools will be the biggest challenge and test for Miguel Cardona, the new education secretary. Tensions between educators, parents, and local officials are escalating across the United States as schools attempt to resume in-person classes. Cities including San Francisco, Chicago, Minneapolis, and Philadelphia are braced for protests, strikes,

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Biden picks Connecticut schools chief as education secretary

President-elect Joe Biden has chosen Miguel Cardona, Connecticut’s education chief and a lifelong champion of public schools, to serve as education secretary. The selection delivers on Biden’s promise to nominate someone with experience working in public education and would fulfill his goal of installing an education chief who stands in sharp contrast to Secretary Betsy

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