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Miguel Cardona has been sworn in as education secretary, clearing the way for him to lead the president’s effort to reopen the nation’s schools amid the coronavirus pandemic. (March 2)

AP Domestic

With the right support, students are remarkably resilient. They have risen to the COVID challenge in ways that inspire me as an educator and a father.

The COVID-19 pandemic is the biggest and most complex challenge our education system has experienced. It has been extraordinary to see schools,