May 3, 2021
Nearly a month ago, I started this reopening tour at Tynan Elementary School in Boston, Massachusetts.
March 2, 2021
To our Nation's Parents and Students:
I write first, as your new Secretary of Education, to acknowledge the extraordinarily challenging year you've endured. Between the health crisis, economic hardship, staunch national division, and the struggle to make progress in learning while apart from teachers and peers, the impact of the pandemic is still very real and will be felt for years to come.