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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

https://www.njspotlight.com/2020/12/miguel-cardona-u-s-secretary-of-education-joe-biden-president-elect-nj-testing-charter-schools-learning-loss/

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

https://www.nj.com/coronavirus/2020/12/more-than-9000-nj-students-are-still-without-a-computer-internet-connection-or-both-state-says.html

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 

https://www.insidernj.com/press-release/dfer-statement-president-elect-bidens-nomination-dr-miguel-cardona-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.

https://www.edweek.org/policy-politics/bidens-pick-for-ed-secretary-u-s-must-help-schools-forge-opportunity-out-of-crisis/2020/12

Evie Blad — December 23, 2020 3 min read

 

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

https://www.edweek.org/policy-politics/where-bidens-choice-for-education-secretary-stands-on-key-k-12-issues/2020/12

Evie Blad — December 22, 2020 8 min read

 


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