Department of Education

Department of Education
noun
the United States federal department that administers all federal programs dealing with education (including federal aid to educational institutions and students); created 1979
Derivationally related forms: ↑educate (for: ↑Education)
Hypernyms: ↑executive department

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the department of the U.S. federal government that administers federal programs dealing with education: created in 1979, largely by transfer from part of the former Department of Health, Education, and Welfare. Abbr.: ED

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