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40 National Latino Groups Endorse Lily Eskelsen Garcia for Education Secretary

A coalition of 40 national Latino groups has released a letter endorsing Lily Eskelsen Garcia, the former president of the National Education Association (NEA), to be nominated for secretary of education by President-elect Joe Biden.

In the National Hispanic Leadership Agenda (NHLA) letter obtained by Newsweek, the groups—which include the Hispanic Federation, UnidosUS, and Mi Familia Vota—among others, said her experience as a teacher and president of the largest union in the nation, as well as her history of promoting equity and civil rights, and her championing of immigrant students, make her the right pick for the cabinet position.

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