Education secretary nominee says teachers should be prioritized for vaccines

By: - February 3, 2021 1:32 pm

Miguel Cardona, President Joe Biden’s nominee for secretary of the U.S. Department of Education testifies to the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee Wednesday, Feb. 3. (Screenshot of testimony)

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Ariana Figueroa
Ariana Figueroa

Ariana covers the nation's capital for States Newsroom. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections and campaign finance. Before joining States Newsroom, Ariana covered public health and chemical policy on Capitol Hill for E&E News. As a Florida native, she's worked for the Miami Herald and her hometown paper, the Tampa Bay Times. Her work has also appeared in the Chicago Tribune and NPR. She is a graduate of the University of Florida.

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