education education  /ˌɛ dʒə ˈkeɪ ʃən/


  1. (n) the activities of educating or instructing; activities that impart knowledge or skill
  2. (n) knowledge acquired by learning and instruction
  3. (n) the gradual process of acquiring knowledge
  4. (n) the profession of teaching (especially at a school or college or university)
  5. (n) the result of good upbringing (especially knowledge of correct social behavior)
  6. (n) the United States federal department that administers all federal programs dealing with education (including federal aid to educational institutions and students); created 1979


  • Chronicle of lower educationEducation is a subject that touches the heart and the pocketbook of millions of Americans.


  1. Education Notebook: Haskell forms four-district vocational tech center

    Education tidbits from the Big Country.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Abilene Reporter-News

  2. Education Secretary Arne Duncan works to sell Obama administration’s preschool initiative

    The education secretary is working to build support among Republicans for a new tobacco tax to pay for the plan.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Washington Post

  3. Education foundation receives record $25,000 donation

    The Granbury ISD Education Foundation received a $25,000 donation from the Granville C. and Gladys H. Morton Fund of the Communities Foundation of Texas, marking the largest donation to date for the education foundation. The donation is from a charitable foundation named in honor of the founder of Morton Foods Inc. The grant will help fund a number of innovative teaching and school initiatives ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Hood County News

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  1. "Some on Wall Street forgot that behind every dollar traded or leveraged, there's family looking to buy a house, or pay for an education, open a business, save for retirement," Obama told an audience that included Lloyd Blankfein, chairman and...
    on Apr 22, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: BusinessWeek

  2. "I worked my way through college," Huckabee added. "I started work when I was 14 and I had to pay my own way through, and I know how hard it was to get that degree. I'm standing here tonight on this stage because I got an education. If I...
    on Nov 28, 2007 By: Mike Huckabee Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "I believe fundamentally that the basic education and health services that Australians rely on, and their decent treatment at work, is at risk at the next election," she said. "I love this country, and I was not going to sit idly by and watch...
    on Jun 23, 2010 By: Julia Gillard Source: BBC News

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