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Biden renews pledge to reopen schools within first 100 days with Miguel Cardona as education secretary

<p>Miguel Cardona has been nominated by president-elect Joe Biden as his administration’s Education Secretary.</p> (GETTY)

Miguel Cardona has been nominated by president-elect Joe Biden as his administration’s Education Secretary.

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Joe Biden has formally selected Miguel Cardona as his nominee to lead the Department of Education, which will be tasked with navigating the president-elect’s pledge to reopen most schools within his first 100 days in office as the US emerges from a deadly winter amid the coronavirus pandemic.

The president-elect will unveil a plan to Congress early next year to fund teachers and schools, widespread testing capacity, ventilation systems and more school buses to give students proper physical distancing, all to help “achieve an ambitious

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