Miguel Cardona

FILE - In this Feb. 3, 2021, file photo, Education Secretary nominee Miguel Cardona testifies before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions committee during his confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Senate has confirmed him as Education Secretary on March 1. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, Pool, File)

Organizations ask Education Dept to forgive federal employees student loan debt

In today’s Federal Newscast, the two largest federal employee unions are calling on the Education Department to cancel student debt for federal employees…

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(AP Photo/Susan Walsh)Education Secretary nominee Miguel Cardona testifies before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions committee during his confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, Pool)

Senate confirms Cardona as Biden’s education secretary

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FILE - In this Jan. 28, 2020 file photo, Connecticut State Commissioner of Education Miguel Cardona speaks with Berlin High School students while on a tour of the school. President-elect Joe Biden has chosen the education commissioner for Connecticut and a former public school teacher to serve as education secretary.  (Devin Leith-Yessian/Berlin Citizen/Record-Journal via AP)

Biden: Cardona right pick to lead education through pandemic

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