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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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United States Department of Education retrieved June 21, 2008.
In 2004, as the deadline approached for meeting the stipulations of NCLB, the United States Department of Education issued an edict that provided states with some flexibility for meeting requirements of highly qualified teachers.
Despite the mandate issued by the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) Act of 2001 (United States Department of Education [USDOE], 2004), to close the achievement gap, many of America's children are being left behind educationally and will continue to be left behind educationally because the circumstances associated with living in poverty have not been considered.
The law outlines a list of minimum requirements related to content knowledge and teaching skills that a highly qualified teacher would meet." These core areas include English, reading or language arts, math, science, history, civics and government, geography, economics, the arts, foreign language, special education and teachers of English language learners (United States Department of Education, 2004, p.
The Virtual Reference Desk is a promising project sponsored by the United States Department of Education. It has assisted in the creation of a network of more than 100 "Ask a"--type virtual reference services.
Each agency surveyed was asked to use the data that were reported on their December 1, 2000, census that was submitted to the Office of Special Education Programs at the United States Department of Education to complete the survey questions.
The building shed more vacancy last month with the lease of another 70,000 s/f to the United States Department of Education.
United States Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.
UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION REHABILITATION SERVICES ADMINISTRATION CENTRAL OFFICE
This book is the product of a United States Department of Education grant to the American Mathematical Society (AMS) for its project of the same title.
Federal statutory definitions of disability prepared for the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, United States Department of Education. Falls Church, Virginia: US Department of Education, National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, 1995.
Government agencies using Drumbeat include Oklahoma City Department of Education; the United States Navy; San Francisco Public Utilities Commission; Kansas City Power and Light; San Diego Urban League; the United States Department of Education and the United States Department of Defense Joint Chiefs of Staff.

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