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department of education

  • n  the United States federal department that administers all federal programs dealing with education (including federal aid to educational institutions and students); created 1979
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  • GOP: Education system 'congested' with mandates
    (CNN) - A Senate committee voted this week to move forward with a Democratic-backed education plan, but Republicans argue the proposal forces the country's school systems to further rely on the federal government. "Over the last decade, the United States Department of Education has become so congested with federal mandates that it has actually become, […]
    June 15, 2013 - CNN Political Ticker
  • Education department may leave positions vacant to cope with budget cuts
    The Kansas State Department of Education is losing about 10 percent of its operating budget and may have to cut free services that schools use to analyze data on their students.
    June 14, 2013 - The Topeka Capital-Journal
  • Education department challenges ‘innovative districts’ law
    The Kansas State Department of Education is questioning whether state lawmakers usurped the agency's authority under the Kansas Constitution by passing a law known as the "Coalition of Innovative Districts Act."
    June 13, 2013 - Kansas City Kansan

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