Watch U.S. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona talk about the effects of the pandemic and more at The Texas Tribune Festival

U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona at a press briefing in the White House Press Briefing Room on Aug. 5, 2021.
U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona at a press briefing in the White House Press Briefing Room on Aug. 5, 2021.

U.S. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona’s interview was part of the 2021 Texas Tribune Festival.

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U.S. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona joined the Biden administration this year after serving as commissioner of the Connecticut State Department of Education from 2019-21. Cardona began his career as a fourth-grade teacher in Meriden, Connecticut.

Watch his Texas Tribune Festival interview with Stephanie Ruhle, an MSNBC anchor and NBC News senior business correspondent.