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Biden Picks Connecticut Schools Chief Miguel Cardona As Education Secretary




Biden Picks Connecticut Schools Chief Miguel Cardona As Education Secretary.


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He does believe in more screening for early detection of learning disabilities.

He also told Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La., that he supported better screening tools in the early grades to help determine students’ special needs.


However, he did not explicitly agree with Cassidy that there should be universal screening for dyslexia in kindergarten and 1st-grade students; up to one in five children have dyslexia, according to estimates.


Read more at EdWeek.


Hopefully, he will embrace the idea of universal screening for dyslexia.


Heidi Nord