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.
Cardona taps a top Lamont staffer to join him at the U.S. Department of Education
Nick Simmons was director of strategic initiatives in Lamont’s office for nearly two years.
Thousands of students didn’t show up for school this year. Where are the children?
The drop in enrollment disproportionately landed in the state’s 10 lowest performing districts, worsening Connecticut’s already severe achievement gaps.
As the push to reopen schools intensifies, Miguel Cardona and first lady Jill Biden travel to Meriden to show how this town did it
Cardona said getting the nation’s schools reopened is priority No. 1.
Senate confirms Miguel Cardona as U.S. Secretary of Education
Cardona was the youngest principal in the state of Connecticut.
Miguel Cardona is one step closer to becoming next U.S. education secretary
In a swift meeting, senators voted 17 to 5 to forward Cardona’s nomination to the U.S. Senate for final approval.
Miguel Cardona pressed on transgender sports, among other issues, during his confirmation hearing Wednesday
Despite the differences, Cardona received some bipartisan support during his confirmation hearing to become U.S. education secretary.
Miguel Cardona’s ideas about education were forged in Meriden, CT. Now he will bring them to Washington, D.C.
Miguel Cardona’s experiences in Meriden will likely be front-of-mind as he coordinates policy as U.S. Secretary of Education.
For CT’s Miguel Cardona, new post as U.S. Secretary of Education is a key part of Joe Biden’s agenda
President-elect Joe Biden Tuesday evening announced that Connecticut’s Miguel Cardona is his pick to lead the U.S. Department of Education.
Biden selects CT’s Miguel Cardona 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.
As Biden eyes Cardona for education secretary, focus is on how he handled school reopening
One of Joe Biden’s top three priorities for his first 100 days is to “reopen the majority of schools.”
Connecticut’s Miguel Cardona in the mix for Biden’s education secretary
Connecticut’s education commissioner is under consideration for U.S education secretary. A Connecticut source says the vetting is serious and substantive.
Lamont administration: Connecticut is first in U.S. to close digital divide for K-12 students
While Connecticut has provided laptops and internet access to everyone, data shows students learning online miss twice as much school.
Governor takes a bow for students logging on. Data doesn’t back it up
Gov. Ned Lamont says online education during the pandemic is a success, but he isn’t comparing analogous information.
Gov. Lamont is pushing local leaders to open school buildings. CT’s largest district decided against it.
New Haven Public Schools – where one out of every 26 students in Connecticut is enrolled – is going remote.