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Biden’s Education Secretary pick is a ‘clever play’ to balance various interests

President-elect Joe Biden nominated Miguel Cardona, a former public school teacher and current Connecticut Education Commissioner, to be the next U.S. Department of Education Secretary on Tuesday.

Rick Hess, an education policy expert at the right-leaning American Enterprise Institute, called the move a “clever” one since it wouldn’t cause a stir with Democrats or Republicans.

I don’t think he’s very well known on the national stage, which can be good or bad, … But it’s a relatively clever play,” Hess told Yahoo Finance. “Given the box that Biden was in, where the unions want to have sign-off, but he

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