Top Obama official says it’s up to Congress to address racial disparities in public education exposed by COVID pandemic

By: - June 23, 2020 3:07 pm

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WASHINGTON — The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated racial inequities in education, a disparity that Congress needs to help fix, the former education chief under President Barack Obama told a congressional panel Monday.

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Allison Winter
Allison Winter

Allison Winter is a Washington D.C. correspondent for States Newsroom, a network of state-based nonprofit news outlets that includes the Pennsylvania Capital-Star.

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