Biden picks Miguel Cardona, Connecticut schools chief, as education secretary

By Laura Meckler, Valerie Strauss and Matt Viser

"He was described in similar terms by Amy Dowell, the Connecticut state director of Democrats for Education Reform, a group that often clashes with teachers unions. 'He has been a real partner,' she said. 'Even when he doesn’t agree, he’s been a good listener and takes in a lot of perspectives in his decision-making.'”

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