Biden picks former public school teacher as secretary of Education

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President-elect Joe Biden arrives at General Mitchell International Airport with wife Jill September 03, 2020 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Biden was traveling to Wisconsin to visit the family of Jacob Blake, whose shooting by police sparked protests within the Kenosha community. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

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Ariana Figueroa
Ariana Figueroa

Ariana Figueroa is a reporter in the States Newsroom Washington, D.C, bureau. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections and campaign finance. Before joining States Newsroom, Ariana covered public health and chemical policy on Capitol Hill for E&E News. As a Florida native, she's worked for the Miami Herald and her hometown paper, the Tampa Bay Times. Her work has also appeared in the Chicago Tribune and NPR. She is a graduate of the University of Florida.

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