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:

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