United States Department of Education Update

Linton, John
September 2006
Journal of Correctional Education;Sep2006, Vol. 57 Issue 3, p190
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the recent developments at the Department of Education in the U.S. The department's secretary Margaret Spellings has assigned an expanded role for correctional education to the Office of Vocation and Adult Education (OVAE) starting October 1, 2006. The correctional education direct grant programs that are presently in the department's Office of Safe and Drug Free Schools will be moved to OVAE under the leadership of Troy Justesen, the new assistant secretary. Carlette Huntley, who has served the department for some years will be staying with the Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools and will be given new assignments.


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