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Secretaries of Education

Secretaries of Education

The U S. The department's mission is to serve America's students — to ensure that all have equal access to education and to promote excellence in the nation's schools.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.

Term of Service

SecretaryHome StateAdministration

1979 - 1981

Shirley HufstedlerCaliforniaCarter

1981 - 1985

Terrel BellUtahReagan

1985 - 1988

William J. BennettNew YorkReagan

1988 - 1989

Lauro F. CavazosTexasReagan

1989 - 1991

G.H.W. Bush

1991 - 1993

Lamar AlexanderTennesseeG.H.W. Bush

1993 - 2001

Richard W. RileySouth CarolinaClinton

2001 - 2004

Roderick PaigeTexasG.W. Bush


Margaret SpellingsTexasG.W. Bush

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