Department of Education

Definition of "Department of Education"
  1. A part of the federal government that is in charge of enforcing government policies and programs related to education. It is dedicated to making education accessible and improving its quality across the country. This department oversees not just elementary and secondary education, but also higher education, vocational and adult education, special education, bilingual education, and education for civil rights and research purposes.
How to use "Department of Education" in a sentence
  1. The Department of Education recently released a report on the performance of students across different states.
  2. Programs at Gallaudet University receive funding from the Department of Education.
  3. The National Assessment of Educational Progress, managed by the Department of Education, is a tool to measure student achievement nationwide.

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