About Department of Education

The US Department of Education's (or ED) mission is to promote student achievement and preparation for global competitiveness by fostering educational excellence and ensuring equal access.

ED was created in 1980 by combining offices from several federal agencies. ED's 4,400 employees and $68 billion budget are dedicated to:

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  • Department of Education photo: Buwann ng Wika with my grade 4 pupils
  • Department of Education photo: After the mini Math contest inside the classroom.
  • Department of Education photo: Lauch of Mathew Goniwe Scholarship in September 2017
  • Department of Education photo: WITH MAY STUDENTS

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U.S. Department of Education
400 Maryland Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20202
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