Department of Education

By Jalise & Jesse

Who works for the department of education ?

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Arne Duncan - Secretary

James H. Shelton III -Deputy Secretary

When was it founded ?

The department of education was founded in October 17, 1979.

Back in 1867 the original department of education was created to collect information on schools and teaching that would help the states establish effective school systems.

What does the department do ?

To administer and coordinate most federal assistance to education, collect data on U.S. schools, and to enforce educational laws.

It also does not establish schools or colleges.

Identifies the major issues and problems in education and focuses national attention on them.