Secretary of Education


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Noun1.Secretary of Education - the person who holds the secretaryship of the Department of Education; "Carter appointed Shirley Hufstedler as the first Secretary of Education"
secretary - a person who is head of an administrative department of government
2.Secretary of Education - the position of the head of the Education Department; "the post of Education Secretary was created in 1979"
secretaryship - the position of secretary
United States Cabinet, US Cabinet - a board to advise the President; members are the secretaries of executive departments; the United States constitution does not provide for the cabinet
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Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos recently attended a talk at the Washington, DC, think tank, the Brookings Institution, and mentioned that her predecessor tried to fix public schools by wasting billions of dollars.
As Secretary of Education, she more than exceeded all expectations.
DeVos would be the first secretary of education never to have attended a public school, taught in a public school, or sent her children to a public school.
Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings has been elected president of the 17-campus University of North Carolina system.
Malone's tour included a lesson from Culinary Arts students on the science of flavors, and a stop in the Manufacturing Technology department, where the secretary of education put on a display of his welding skills.
Secretary of Education, who spoke about the department's initiatives, the importance of becoming a teacher, and held a Q&A with FEA student members.
Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings presented the awards for the best projects, with top honors going to Dmitry Vaintrob of Eugene, Ore., and the team of Steven Arcangeli, Scott Horton and Scott Molony of Oak Ridge, Tenn., for mathematics and bioinformatics, respectively.
Secretary of Education, you might finally have your chance.
Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings and Federal Coordinator for Gulf Coast Rebuilding Donald Powell announced the availability of more than $1.1 billion in hurricane relief funds.
Last April, in a move that generated many headlines but surprised almost no one, the National Education Association (NEA) and nine school districts filed a lawsuit against Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings, claiming that federal funding to meet the requirements of No Child Left Behind (NCLB) was inadequate.
Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings and the Department of Education, complaining that the federal government is not giving Connecticut enough money to finance the annual testing required by the NCLB Act.

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