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Margaret Spellings
8th United States Secretary of Education
In office
January 20, 2005 – January 20, 2009
President George W. Bush
Preceded by Rod Paige
Succeeded by Arne Duncan
Personal details
Born December 30, 1957 (1957-12-30) (age 62)
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Robert Spellings
Alma mater University of Houston

Margaret Spellings (born Margaret Dudar on November 30, 1957) was the second Secretary of Education under the administration of U.S. President George W. Bush. She was previously Assistant to the President for Domestic Policy to President Bush.

She was one of the principal authors of the 2001 No Child Left Behind Act.