University of Chicago Laboratory Schools 4-11-2011, 15:02

A unique educational institution, where children study subject matter that relates to and emerges from their needs and interests in the world around them. 

University of Chicago 4-11-2011, 14:59

One of the most unique institutions of higher education in the United States, founded in Chicago in 1890 with $35 million from John D. Rockefeller and the leadership and vision of educator WILLIAM RAINEY HARPER.

University of Cambridge 4-11-2011, 14:57

The second oldest university in England, six of whose 31 independent colleges emerged from monasteries and affiliated schools in the 13th and 14th centuries. 

University of California Regents v. Bakke 4-11-2011, 14:56

One of the most complex U.S. Supreme Court cases in the history of American higher education.

University of California 4-11-2011, 14:54

One of the world’s largest university complexes, with more than 7,000 faculty serving more than 160,000 students in 565 baccalaureate, 250 master’s and 200 doctoral programs on campuses at Berkeley, Davis, Irvine, Los Angeles, Riverside, San Diego, Santa Barbara and Santa Cruz.

University Microfilms 4-11-2011, 14:52

A widely used commercial printer of doctoral dissertations and other scholarly works, in accordance with the standard presentations and formats for such documents as required by almost all American colleges and universities.

University-in-the-school 4-11-2011, 14:51

A SCHOOL-COLLEGE PARTNERSHIP to which a college or university sends...

University finances 4-11-2011, 14:49

The revenues and expenditures of institutions of higher learning.

University extension movement 4-11-2011, 14:48

A 19thcentury shift in the goals of major universities from educating the wealthy elite to servicing society at large by offering access to education to any and all who wished to avail themselves of it.

University curriculum 4-11-2011, 14:45

The curriculum, or courses, offered at a university. Once limited to theological studies and classical studies and numbering several dozen courses, university curricula have undergone an explosive expansion over the last two centuries.

University 4-11-2011, 14:43

An all-encompassing institution of post-secondary education and research, usually consisting of one or more four-year undergraduate schools, or colleges, which confer bachelor’s degrees, and one or more graduate and professional schools, which confer master’s degrees and doctorates.

Unit of instruction 4-11-2011, 14:36

The smallest subdivision of a subject or course, consisting of a specific problem or topic or group of closely interrelated problems and topics.

United States v. Montgomery County Board of Education 4-11-2011, 14:34

A U.S. Supreme Court decision in 1969 establishing racial ratios for teacher assignments in Montgomery, Alabama, public schools. 

United States territories 4-11-2011, 14:33

Partially self-governing geographic areas under the control of the United States government but without the status or prerogatives of statehood.

United States Office of Education 4-11-2011, 14:32

A federal agency and forerunner of the Department of Education, originally founded as the Bureau of Education in 1867 to gather and disseminate statistics on education in the United States.

United States Naval Academy 4-11-2011, 14:31

A four-year college administered by the U.S. Navy to prepare young men and women to be officers in the U.S. Navy and U.S.

United States Military Academy 4-11-2011, 14:29

The national military college for soldiers at West Point, New York.

United States Merchant Marine Academy 4-11-2011, 14:27

A publicly supported, four-year institution of higher education offering maritime, military and engineering programs to train officers for the United States merchant marine and the maritime industry in general.

United States Department of State 4-11-2011, 14:25

A cabinet-level executive department created in 1789 to implement the president’s foreign policies.

United States Department of Labor 3-11-2011, 12:37

An executive department of the federal government, headed by a cabinet secretary and created by Congress in 1913 “to foster, promote and develop the welfare of the wage earners of the United States, to improve their working conditions and to advance their opportunities for profitable employment.”

United States Department of Health, Education, and Welfare (HEW) 3-11-2011, 12:35

A nowdefunct cabinet department that included the Office of Education. 

United States Department of Education 3-11-2011, 12:31

The cabinet-level executive department charged with administering all federal programs relating to formal education in the United States.

United States Department of Defense 3-11-2011, 12:29

An executive branch of the government charged with directing and controlling the American armed forces and assisting the president in safeguarding the nation’s security. 

United States Department of Agriculture 3-11-2011, 12:27

An executive department of the government that conducts research, maintains service activities and administers regulatory laws in the broad field of agriculture.