United States Department of Education
The United States Department of Education (also referred to as ED, for Education Department) is a Cabinet-level department of the United States government. Created by the Department of Education Organization Act (Public Law 96-88), it was signed into law by President Jimmy Carter on October 17, 1979 and began operating on May 4, 1980.
Seal of the U.S. Department of Education
Flag of the U.S. Department of Education
Lyndon Baines Johnson Department of Education Building, Department Headquarters
|Formed||October 17, 1979|
|Jurisdiction||Federal government of the United States|
|Headquarters||Lyndon Baines Johnson Department of Education Building, 400 Maryland Avenue, Southwest, Washington, D.C., U.S. 20202|
|Annual budget||$68 billion (2016)|
- Stratford, Michael (January 22, 2018). "Education Department goes into shutdown mode". Politico. Retrieved January 25, 2018.
- "Overview and Mission Statement - U.S. Department of Education". www2.ed.gov.