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Alumnus Miguel Cardona Tapped to Be Biden’s Education Secretary

The Neag School of Education highlights EDLR alum, Miguel Cardona ’01 MA, ’04 6th Year, ’11 Ed.D., ’12 ELP as “President-elect Joe Biden’s choice to be the country’s top education official. If confirmed by the Senate, this would mark the first time a University of Connecticut alum has held a Cabinet-level position in the White House.”

Ph.D. Student Pauline Batista Seeks to Support Youth’s Voice

LLEP Ph.D. student, Pauline Batista is making an impact and inspiring others to have a voice.  In the Neag School of Education article she shared, “That was when I thinking, ‘Maybe I should really get a Ph.D.’ Because people like me typically don’t have a voice,” Batista says. “But if they have the right education, all of a sudden, they have a voice. All of a sudden, the door is open.”

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