|Initial draft||Open Government WG Team
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This Open Government Plan for the Department of Education articulates Secretary Arne Duncan’s response to the Office of Management and Budget’s Open Government Directive (OMB M-10-06). That directive requires departments and agencies to document specific steps that will achieve the transparency, participation, and collaboration goals of President Obama and his administration.
The U.S. Department of Education considers open government to be a critical component in achieving the administration's ambitious education goals, which are: