Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Puerto Rico Receives Over $900M in Education Funds Previously Restricted by Trump

Secretary of Education, Miguel Cardona, announced earlier this week that Puerto Rico has been granted immediate access to $912 Million in federal funds that had not been available to students in both public and private school due to restrictions imposed by former President Trump. Cardona said in a statement, “The Department is committed to partnering […]

Senate Confirms Miguel Cardona as Department of Education Secretary

Yesterday, the Senate voted to confirm Miguel Cardona as Department of Education Secretary clearing his way to lead the country’s schools amid the COVID19 pandemic. Cardona, a former public-school teacher, was approved on a 64- 33 vote. Cardona takes charge of the Department of Education amid the increasing tension between Americans who believe it’s safe […]