Some borrowers who earn less than $125,000 will qualify for forgiveness up to $20,000. The average debt for Connecticut borrowers is $35,162.
Nick Simmons was director of strategic initiatives in Lamont’s office for nearly two years.
The drop in enrollment disproportionately landed in the state’s 10 lowest performing districts, worsening Connecticut’s already severe achievement gaps.
Cardona said getting the nation’s schools reopened is priority No. 1.
Cardona was the youngest principal in the state of Connecticut.
In a swift meeting, senators voted 17 to 5 to forward Cardona’s nomination to the U.S. Senate for final approval.
Despite the differences, Cardona received some bipartisan support during his confirmation hearing to become U.S. education secretary.
Miguel Cardona’s experiences in Meriden will likely be front-of-mind as he coordinates policy as U.S. Secretary of Education.
President-elect Joe Biden Tuesday evening announced that Connecticut’s Miguel Cardona is his pick to lead the U.S. Department of Education.
If confirmed by the Senate, Cardona will take the reins of the department during a pivotal time in education.
One of Joe Biden’s top three priorities for his first 100 days is to “reopen the majority of schools.”
Connecticut’s education commissioner is under consideration for U.S education secretary. A Connecticut source says the vetting is serious and substantive.
While Connecticut has provided laptops and internet access to everyone, data shows students learning online miss twice as much school.
Gov. Ned Lamont says online education during the pandemic is a success, but he isn’t comparing analogous information.
New Haven Public Schools – where one out of every 26 students in Connecticut is enrolled – is going remote.