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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New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal and Secretary of Higher Education Zakiya Smith Ellis announced New Jersey is opposing a proposal by the U.S. Department of Education that would reduce federal law's protections for students who have endured sexual violence and harassment.
is projected to increase by 3 percent from 2014 to 2026, according to the U.S. Department of Education. Thirty-one states and the District of Columbia will see student headcounts rise, with 21 states and D.C.
The number of students enrolling in teacher preparation programs and the number of students who complete programs are continuing to decline, according to data from the U.S. Department of Education.
APHA is calling for the U.S. Department of Education to make health and education a priority for all students.
In December 2012, the "U.S. Department of Education Chapter of Blacks In Government (BIG) Report: The Status of the African American Workforce at the U.S.
The grant represents the first year in a continuing, five-year grant from the U.S. Department of Education. Veterans Upward Bound is a federal TRIO program designed to prepare, motivate and assist military veterans in the development of academic and other skills necessary for college acceptance and success.
Teacher-to-Teacher Initiative Summer Workshops, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education. Held at more than a dozen sites nationwide, this free workshop series is designed for teachers to learn best practices from fellow educators who have had success in raising student achievement.
The U.S. Department of Education, along with 30 federal agencies, has formed Federal Resources for Educational Excellence, or FREE ( index.html), a site that offers teaching and learning resources on everything from history to foreign languages.
The U.S. Department of Education's ranks among the top 10 federal agency websites in an influential report on e- government, thanks to a collaborative effort between the Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) and Nortel Government Solutions, a U.S.
Furthermore, although nearly half of students receiving special education services in schools have learning disabilities (U.S. Department of Education, 2002), many students with disabilities have strong intellectual capabilities and/or talents in other areas.
School processes (Rumberger & Palardy, 2005), such as scripted mandated instructional and management programs in schools serving poor and African American students (Delpit, 2003), contribute to the widening achievement gap (Carey, 2005; Rothman, 2002; Sadowski, 2001), and lingering high dropout rates among students of color (Synder & Llagas, 2003; U.S. Department of Education, 2005).

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