Connecticut Governor & Coalition of Governors Letter to U.S. Senate

Connecticut Governor & Coalition of Governors Letter to U.S. Senate

Governor Lamont and Coalition of Governors Urge U.S. Senate To Approve Nomination of Miguel Cardona as Education Secretary

HARTFORD, CT (STL.News) Governor Ned Lamont and a coalition of eleven other governors representing states from across the country sent the following letter to the leadership of the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions supporting the nomination of Dr. Miguel Cardona to serve as U.S. Secretary of Education:

February 2, 2021

The Honorable Patty Murray,
Chair
Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions
United States Senate
154 Russell Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510

The Honorable Richard Burr
Ranking Member
Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions
United States Senate
217 Russell Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510

Dear Chair Murray and Senator Burr:

As Governors, we recognize that the issues confronting our education system are among the most challenging our nation has ever faced. States need a partner at the U.S. Department of Education that understands how schools operate, knows the flexibility required to respond to students’ health and academic needs, and has experienced the sacrifices educators make daily.

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