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Margaret Spellings
Margaret Spellings, official ed photo 2.jpg
8th United States Secretary of Education
In office
January 20, 2005 – January 20, 2009
PresidentGeorge W. Bush
Preceded byRod Paige
Succeeded byArne Duncan
Personal details
Born (1957-12-30) December 30, 1957 (age 63)
Michigan
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Robert Spellings
Alma materUniversity 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.