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The Department of Education was established by the Department of Education Organization Act (Pub. L. 96-88) of October 17, 1979.

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. It assists the president in executing his education policies for the nation and in implementing laws enacted by Congress. The Department's mission is to serve America's students—to promote student achievement and preparation for global competitiveness by fostering educational excellence and ensuring equal access.

This agency has published 10,293 documents since 1994.

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