12-24-20 Education in the News

NJ Spotlight--Biden’s pick for education secretary draws praise from NJ’s education community

Miguel Cardona’s Hispanic heritage and his stand on testing, diversity, learning loss and charters sound good to state’s educators — but it’s very early days


John Mooney, Education writer | December 24, 2020 | Education


Star Ledger--More than 9,000 N.J. students are still without a computer, internet connection or both, state says

State officials say the digital divide in New Jersey is shrinking, but too many student are still unable to participate in remote learning.AP


Ted Sherman | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com| Updated Dec 23, 2020; Posted Dec 23, 2020


Insider NJ--DFER Statement on President-elect Biden’s Nomination of  Dr. Miguel Cardona as Education Secretary 


December 23, 2020, 12:38 pm |


Education Week—Biden’s Pick for Ed Secretary; U.S. Must Help Schools Forge Opportunity Out of Crisis

President-elect Joe Biden introduced Connecticut schools chief Miguel Cardona as his choice for U.S. secretary of education Wednesday.


Evie Blad — December 23, 2020 3 min read


Education Week--Where Biden’s Choice for Education Secretary Stands on Key K-12 Issues


Evie Blad — December 22, 2020 8 min read