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LISTEN: Connecticut's Education Commissioner On Finishing Out The School Year Online

Miguel Cardona
Courtesy: NEAG School of Education, UConn

It’s official: K-12 education in Connecticut for the rest of the school year will be online only. Gov. Ned Lamont confirmed Tuesday that students and teachers will not return to campus because of the coronavirus threat. Connecticut Public Radio’s All Things Considered spoke with Miguel Cardona, commissioner of the state Department of Education, about the decision.

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John Henry Smith is Connecticut Public’s host of All Things Considered, its flagship afternoon news program. He's proud to be a part of the team that won a regional Emmy Award for The Vote: A Connecticut Conversation. In his 21st year as a professional broadcaster, he’s covered both news and sports.

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