U.S. Department of Education


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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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The comments from New Jersey and other states were submitted in response to a proposal published by the U.S. Department of Education in November 2018.
Each year the U.S. Department of Education funds $100 million in grants for mathematics and science partnerships.
To order copies of the report, write to ED Pubs, Education Publications Center, U.S. Department of Education, P.O.
Another proposal voted down would have required every institution to provide an annual report of its student admissions process to the U.S. Department of Education. If the institution considered race, color, or national origin in its admissions, a more complex report would have been required.
* Also in April, the Freedom From Religion Foundation filed suit against the U.S. Department of Education, charging a violation of separation of church and state over the federal funding of Alaska Christian College in Soldotna.
The U.S. Department of Education has issued a brochure for parents, "Opening Doors: Technology and Communications Options for Children With Hearing Loss" that explains the full range of options, including cochlear implants, for deaf and hard-of-hearing children.
The U.S. Department of Education announced in October that it had awarded more than $38 million in grants for projects to promote healthy child development and to prevent alcohol and drug abuse as part of its Safe Schools/Healthy Students initiative.
Editor's Note: Last July, U.S. Department of Education Secretary Rod Paige sent a letter to some 16,000 superintendents of our public schools emphasizing the need for arts education.
Identity thieves have targeted U.S. Department of Education federal student aid programs, with a potential impact on million of students at thousands of institutions of higher learning nationwide.
(1.) U.S. Department of Education, Small Business Innovation Research Program, Phase I Program Announcement, May 15, 2002.
But that didn't stop the town's only elementary school from claiming up to 99 American Indian students in order to secure $14,695 in federal funding from the U.S. Department of Education Office of Indian Education.
But the study, commissioned in part by the U.S. Department of Education, found that the courses crammed in too much material at the expense of understanding.

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