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Noun: Secretary of Education
  1. The position of the head of the Education Department
    "the post of Secretary of Education was created in 1979";
    - Education Secretary
     
  2. The person who holds the secretaryship of the Department of Education
    "Carter appointed Shirley Hufstedler as the first Secretary of Education";
    - Education Secretary

Type of: secretary, secretaryship

Part of: United States Cabinet, US Cabinet

Encyclopedia: Secretary of Education