US Secretary of Education visits Newport

This is a file image of Dr. Miguel Cardona.

NEWPORT, R.I. (WLNE) — U.S. Secretary of Education Dr. Miguel Cardona visited Newport on Monday.

The secretary met with state education chiefs, including Rhode Island Department of Education Commissioner Angélica Infante-Green.

Cardona attended a summit aimed at “building strong pathways and accelerating learning in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.”

This is education secretary’s second visit this summer. He visited Newport in July for a conference to promote investments in new public education ideas.

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