Visiting New Haven, Jill Biden sees learning gaps close – The Connecticut Mirror | WHs Answers

First Lady Jill Biden arrived in New Haven on Wednesday and saw some hope on the ​“horizon” to help kids catch up after falling behind academically during the pandemic.

Biden met some future teachers, astronauts and architects at the newly expanded Horizons summer program, housed at Albertus Magnus College, to help K-3 kids learn during academic recess.

Dozens of New Haven youth showed FLOTUS and Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona the wonders of the Horizons program, which was the couple’s first stop on a multi-state ​“learning journey” the leaders organized to highlight summer programs funded by the American Rescue Plan aim to help students to catch up on lost ground in their studies and in society.

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