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mentor picture Margaret Spellings
 
Margaret Spellings
Former Secretary of Education
United States
Margaret Spellings is the former Secretary of Education under the administration of the U.S. President, George W. Bush, and first to hold this position as a mother of school-aged children.

Her previous titles include...
Margaret Spellings is the former Secretary of Education under the administration of the U.S. President, George W. Bush, and first to hold this position as a mother of school-aged children.

Her previous titles include Assistant to the President for Domestic Policy, for the current President. Ms. Spellings was also one of the principal authors of the 2001 No Child Left Behind Act that aimed at reforming primary and secondary education. In 2005, she convened a Commission on the Future of Higher Education to recommend reform at the post-secondary level.

She is married to Robert Spellings, who practices law in Austin and has lobbied for the adoption of school vouchers in Texas.

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  1. It is… very important to teach students about the world beyond their own countries…We must understand what motivates those whose cultures and traditions are not our own. To achieve these goals, we must teach our children international education skills, which include the learning of other languages, cultures, and traditions.
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