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U.S. Department of Education

A cabinet-level body of the U.S. federal government responsible for establishing and implementing policies related to federal funding and other assistance for education. It also is charged with enforcing civil rights as they relate to education. The department was established in 1980.
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Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20202.
Department of Education, Office of Educational Research and Improvement, National Center for Education Statistics.
For instance, the Department of Education found that the assessment systems in California, Wisconsin, West Virginia, and Alabama were substantially out of compliance with the requirements of the 1994 legislation, In each of these cases the main problem was state-level decisions by the legislatures to mandate norm-referenced tests that were not aligned with state standards.
After the states have set their yearly performance goals, the Department of Education will have to monitor the performance of the nation's 92,000 public schools to see whether each demographic group in each grade being tested is meeting the state performance goals.
The curriculum encourages students to live healthier lives and provides them with tools to become healthier, says Rebecca Leigh White, spokeswoman for the Alabama Department of Education.
Math performance is a high priority for Kentucky and is driven by our goal of graduating students who can compete in a global economy by qualifying for well-paying, challenging jobs," said Tommy Floyd, Assistant Superintendent of Madison County School District, and former Highly Skilled Educator for the Kentucky Department of Education.
Once the district and the Department of Education formally approves the site, the next step would be for the foundation to purchase the land.
25 ~PRNewswire~ -- The Ohio Department of Education announced today that another year is needed to resolve problems with using data from the state's Education Management Information System (EMIS) to determine excellent and deficient schools and districts.
Over the past year, TechNet has been proud to partner with Secretary Margaret Spellings and the Department of Education in their work to ensure that America today lays the foundation for educating the innovators of tomorrow," said Westine.
Department of Education, to overhaul how English-acquisition programs in elementary and secondary schools are taught.
The crime data was included in a report released by the state Department of Education and is the result of 1995 legislation requiring school districts to compile statistics on school crime.
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