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Education Department   /ˌɛdʒəkˈeɪʃən dɪpˈɑrtmənt/   Listen
Education Department

The United States federal department that administers all federal programs dealing with education (including federal aid to educational institutions and students); created 1979.  Synonyms: Department of Education, Education.

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"Education Department" Quotes from Famous Books

... the Education Department conditionally wants aid to Cookery Instruction in connection with State Aided Primary Schools under the following stipulations: what provision as to buildings, &c., has been made for Cookery Instruction in accordance with the conditions ...
— The Art of Living in Australia • Philip E. Muskett (?-1909)

... sections in question are the seventh, the fourteenth, the sixteenth, and the ninety-seventh. Of these, the seventh, the fourteenth, and the ninety-seventh deal with the subject-matter of education, while the sixteenth defines the nature of the relations which are to exist between the "Education Department" (an euphemism for the future Minister of Education) and the School Boards. It is the sixteenth clause which is the most important, and, in some respects, the most remarkable of all. It ...
— Science & Education • Thomas H. Huxley

Words linked to "Education Department" :   instruction, Department of Education, teaching, didactics, executive department, educational activity, education, pedagogy

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