ALBANY, NY (WENY)–Tuesday in New York’s Capitol Region, U.S. Secretary of Education, Miguel Cardona, highlighted the Biden-Harris administration’s Invest in America agenda.
Cardona said a key component of the Investing in America agenda is providing opportunities for students.
The Invest in America agenda encompasses a package of national laws including the American Rescue Plan, the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, the CHIPS and Science Act, and the Inflation Reduction Act.
In a panel discussion Tuesday afternoon, many education and manufacture industry advocates emphasized access and reaching communities.
Secretary Cardona highlighted the White House’s recent announcement of more than $40 billion for broadband access.
Cardona said there is a federal responsibility to provide the dollars and infrastructure to implement and expand manufacturing training programs.