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US Dept of Education

A. What is the purpose of the US Department of Education? Explain in detail.
b. What policies are implemented and maintained by this department?
c. Explain in detail how this department is involved in the following issues:
1) fiscal regionalism
2) globalization
3) cutback and surplus management
4) foreign trade zones
5) funding to state or other governments

Please use 2-3 peer reviewed references

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a. What is the purpose of the US Department of Education? Explain in detail.
The main purpose for which the US Department of Education functions is to design federal funding programs relating to education and to enforce federal educational regulations relating to privacy and civil rights. It carries out other functions like maintains and analyze statistics related to education, provide information regarding education, suggests improvements and provides risk management services.
Officially the purpose of the US Department of Education is to ensure equal access to education, encouraging educational excellence and promote achievement of students in preparation for global competition. For these objectives it disallows discrimination, focuses attention on important educational issues, collecting data on America's schools and providing statistics when required and designing polices for federal financial aid (Gore, Al 1993).
Specifically, it carries out initiatives for erstwhile black colleges, provides information to those that phone the department and provides information about the state educational departments and their opportunities.

b. What policies are implemented and maintained by this department?
The No Child Left Behind code was set up under President George W Bush, and was focused on elementary and secondary education, expanding its reach and its budget. The law is No Child Left Behind law.
The No Child Left Behind program is an outcome based education that assumes that setting up measurable goals and high expectations can lead improve the outcomes of education. The states must development measures of assessment of skill to be imparted to all students of certain standards; this is a basic condition for receiving federal grants.
The US Department of Education has claimed that with the ...

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