Department of Education

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Noun1.Department of Education - the United States federal department that administers all federal programs dealing with education (including federal aid to educational institutions and students); created 1979
didactics, education, educational activity, instruction, pedagogy, teaching - the activities of educating or instructing; activities that impart knowledge or skill; "he received no formal education"; "our instruction was carefully programmed"; "good classroom teaching is seldom rewarded"
executive department - a federal department in the executive branch of the government of the United States
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There was one man, a comrade of his at the university, with whom he had made friends later, and with whom he could have spoken of a personal sorrow; but this friend had a post in the Department of Education in a remote part of Russia.
She very properly proposes to qualify herself for a higher department of education, and has asked permission to attend your lessons, in order to perfect her knowledge of English, in which language she has, I believe, already made some progress; of course it is my wish to aid her in an effort so praiseworthy; you will permit her then to benefit by your instruction--n'est ce pas, monsieur?
By his influence a small table was placed in the Department of Education, in a narrow space between a stairway and a wall, and on this table was deposited the first of the telephones.
S: Department of Education has begun the process of nationalizing education.
The Hart district is among just 4 percent of school systems statewide that don't provide sex education, said Sharla Smith, HIV/AIDS and sex education specialist for the state Department of Education.
This shows how we can work together with federal agencies like the Department of Education to maximize their efforts to improve usability of technologies that empower government to best serve its citizens," said Chuck Saffell, chief executive officer, Nortel Government Solutions.
Jennings points out that the Department of Education and state legislatures use "exactly the same research methodologies" as CEP.
Teachers in participating schools taught content prescribed by the state's department of education and it was included in all components of the School Renaissance implementation.
The Alabama Department of Education issues emergency certificates.
So it is about what you can get in private negotiations between states and the Department of Education," says Gail Sunderman, the Civil Rights Project study's lead author.
Adopting statutory changes in the new law presents a significant challenge to schools and the Department of Education because some aspects affect the 2006-2007 processing cycle.
This shortage of on-site school library facilities has been confirmed in the South African School Library Survey 1999 (South Africa Department of Education and Human Sciences Research Council, 2000, p.

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