Mayor Marty Walsh on Monday announced that effective December 16, Boston will be rolling back to a “modified” version of Phase Two, Step Two of the state’s reopening plan “for at least three weeks.
President Elect Joe Biden on Tuesday announced his intention to nominate Miguel Cardona, a former public school principal who is Connecticut’s education commissioner, for education secretary. The role is crucial, as Cardona would assume the top position at the Education Department as debates swirl about when and how to safely reopen schools and address inequalities aggravated by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Assuming he is confirmed by the Senate and takes office, Cardona will face a number of difficult decisions. But here’s an easy one: He should do everything in his power to keep facial recognition technology out of our schools.
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