Tag: Miguel Cardona

Way too many mom-and-pop voices missing from feds’ ‘unprecedented’ parent and family council planning

Editor’s note: This commentary from Gwen Samuel, president and founder of the Connecticut Parents Union and a reimaginED guest blogger, written in the form of a letter to U.S. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona, appeared recently on Samuel’s blog. When the Biden Administration announced that it was creating an “unprecedented” advisory[Read More…]

Education Department launches ‘unprecedented’ parent council

Editor’s note: This article appeared Tuesday on The 74. Recognizing a growing movement for parent rights in education, Education Secretary Miguel Cardona on Tuesday announced the creation of a new “Parents and Families Engagement Council.” The council will include representatives from 14 organizations that advocate for giving parents a voice in their[Read More…]

Civics curriculum, mentorship programs, student learning losses and more

Around the state: Changes in district quarantine policies in Polk, students awarded for being courageous in Sarasota, new civics curriculum for Florida students and the state Legislature’s restraint ban. Here are details about those stories and other developments from the state’s districts, private schools, and colleges and universities: Miami-Dade: Graduation dates are[Read More…]