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Education Secretary Miguel Cardona: Schools should be 100 percent open by fall

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Secretary of Education Miguel S. Cardona tells TODAY that he expects schools to be 100 percent open by this fall, but adds, “I really want to focus … on spring.” He does not think vaccinations should be mandatory for teachers, but says “it’s really an effort to provide the safest learning environment for our students and our staff.” He adds: “I’m confident that we’re going to put in strategies to help address some of the learning loss” caused by the pandemic.