Department of education secretaries

Who was secretary of education under Bush?

Paige served as the Secretary of Education from 2001 to 2005 under US President George W. Bush.

Who was the first US secretary of education?

Shirley Hufstedler

Is the secretary of education appointed?

The secretary is nominated by the president and confirmed by the Senate. As a member of the president’s Cabinet, the secretary is the principal adviser to the president on federal policies, programs and activities related to education in the United States.

Who is the deputy secretary of education?

Leslie Loble

How old is Margaret Spellings?

62 years (November 30, 1957)

When was the Dept of Education started?

October 17, 1979

What branch of government does the Department of Education fall under?

What Is the U.S. Department of Education ? The U.S. Department of Education is the agency of the federal government that establishes policy for, administers and coordinates most federal assistance to education.

What is the responsibility of the Secretary of Education?

The Secretary is responsible for the overall direction, supervision, and coordination of all activities of the Department and is the principal adviser to the President on Federal policies, programs and activities related to education in the United States.

What power does the Department of Education have?

The primary functions of the Department of Education are to “establish policy for, administer and coordinate most federal assistance to education , collect data on US schools, and to enforce federal educational laws regarding privacy and civil rights.” The Department of Education does not establish schools or colleges.