By The Verge staff writerJanuary 21, 2019 12:00pmThe first-time president, who has been working as an adviser to the Obama administration on a variety of policy issues, is already one of the most prominent faces in education, having been a champion for school choice and charter schools, as well as for the fight against poverty and racism.
She was also the first woman to head a major federal agency.
She has also made education reform her top priority and has pledged to invest billions in public schools.
The New York Times, in an article titled Jill Biden to ‘end racial segregation,’ says she will end racial segregation.
The article says the president will focus on expanding access to higher education, including scholarships for young people of color.
The Times article states that Biden will use her office to focus on increasing the number of black and Latino students enrolled in American higher education.
It says Biden will also seek to improve access to high-quality college degrees for low-income students.
According to a 2016 New York State Survey of Educational Attainment, students of color were the most likely to be low-performing in schools, and black and Hispanic students were also more likely to drop out of high school than their white counterparts.
The survey found that black and white students were the least likely to complete a college degree in the state.
Biden, a Democrat, will be sworn in as the next president of the United States on January 20.