President-elect Joe Biden has reportedly decided about who he needs to be his schooling secretary—and it’s an about-face from present billionaire Secretary Betsy DeVos. Biden’s choose is Miguel A. Cardona, Connecticut’s first Latino commissioner of schooling who additionally has 20 years of public college expertise, sources inform The New York Times. Cardona can be beginning the job at a important time for faculties. Biden has promised to reopen faculties throughout the first 100 days of his administration, a tough activity as coronavirus circumstances are the very best they’ve been for the reason that begin of the pandemic.
The Congressional Hispanic Caucus endorsed Cardona. “It is clear that Mr. Cardona’s record of accomplishments demonstrates that he is capable and qualified to lead the Department of Education,” the caucus stated in a letter to Biden. “Further, as a Puerto Rican leader he will bring a valued and diverse voice to the cabinet.”