CT Commissioner of training Cardona emerges as one in every of front-runners for Biden’s education secretary choose, Washington post reports

(WTNH) — Connecticut’s Commissioner of schooling Miguel Cardona has emerged as some of the front-runners for President-pick Joe Biden’s education secretary opt for, the Washington submit studies Wednesday evening.

Dr. Cardona become appointed to his present function via Governor Ned Lamont in August 2019.

The different front-runner is former Howard school dean and professor of academic policy and leadership Leslie T. Fenwick.

The publish observed, “Fenwick is a fierce critic of many makes an attempt at schooling reform, including some touted with the aid of President Barack Obama’s training branch. Cardona has promoted a return to faculty buildings throughout the pandemic, announcing it is imperative to get toddlers returned to face-to-face researching.”

The post stories the circumstance “remains fluid, and no selections were made.”

The Lamont Administration commented, “Commissioner Cardona has confirmed himself as a extraordinary chief all through this complex 12 months. The Biden-Harris administration could be particularly fortunate to have him at the US branch of schooling.”