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What Biden’s Pick for Ed. Secretary Discussed With Disability Rights Advocates

If confirmed by the Senate to the cabinet role, current Connecticut Education Commissioner Miguel Cardona could play a significant role in special education at a time when advocates fear that many students with disabilities have been left behind during rolling school closures and remote instruction. Cardona met with advocates for students with disabilities who voiced concerns about issues ranging from school discipline to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on special education services.

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