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Who was the first U.S. Commissioner of Education and when did he assume office? (Submitted by Stephen J. Sniegoski, historian, U.S. Education Department.)


(The answer will be included with next week's quiz.)


Answer to last week's quiz: Representative Adam Clayton Powell, Democrat of New York, was the immediate predecessor of Representative Carl D. Perkins, Democrat of Kentucky, as chairman of the House Education and Labor Committee.

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