Agency at a Glance
The United States Department of Education (DoED) is responsible for administering and coordinating most federal assistance to education, collect data on US schools, and enforces federal educational laws regarding privacy and civil rights.
The DoED is the smallest cabinet-level department with 5,000 employees.
Annual Budget: $73 Billion
Secretary of Education: Betsy DeVos
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