Bennet Statement on Confirmation of Miguel Cardona as Secretary of Education

Washington, D.C. – Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet issued the statement below following the Senate vote to confirm Miguel Cardona as Secretary of Education:

“Miguel Cardona is uniquely qualified to serve as Secretary of Education. He is an educator’s educator with the experience and skills necessary to lead our nation's schools during this pandemic and after. His bipartisan confirmation affirms his ability to bring a commitment to students, teachers, and public schools back to the Department. I’m grateful for his dedication to education and eager to see all that he will accomplish as Secretary.”