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a) The development of policies that are related to federal education funding, the administration of funds and the monitoring of its usage

b) The collection of data and overseeing of research studies in American schools

c) The identification of major issues in education and the creation of solutions that would address them

d) The implementation of federal laws that prohibit discrimination in certain programs that receive federal funds.

The Department of Education offers a lot of programs and several forms of financial assistance that have been proven to be largely beneficial for students who are academically deserving but financially challenged.

Some of the services offered by the Department of Education are Grants, in the form of Federal Pell Grants, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants, Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education Grants, and Iraq & Afghanistan Service Grants; Federal Work-Study Programs, and Federal Loans such as Perkins Loans, Direct Stafford Loans, Direct PLUS Loans, and Direct Loan Consolidation Programs.

Every aspiring college student should always keep in mind that when it comes to education, there is form of assistance that is available for everyone. All a student needs to do is know what she needs and determine where and how she can get it.

To know more about this, visit the Department of Education website at http://www.ed.gov/.



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