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SEC. 403. NATIONAL CENTER FOR EDUCATION STATISTICS.

(a) Establishment.--There is established, within the Office of Educational Research and Improvement established under section 208 of the Department of Education Organization Act, a National Center for Education Statistics (hereafter in this title referred to as the ``Center'').
(b) Commissioner and Associate Commissioners.--
(1) Commissioner.--The Center shall be headed by a Commissioner of Education Statistics (hereafter in this title referred to as the ``Commissioner'') who shall be appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, and who shall--
(A) have substantial knowledge of programs assisted by the Center;
(B) be paid in accordance with section 5315 of title 5, United States Code; and
(C) serve for a term of four years, with the terms to expire every fourth June 21, beginning in 1995.
(2) Associate commissioners.--The Commissioner may appoint such Associate Commissioners as the Commissioner determines are necessary and appropriate.

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SEC. 402. FINDINGS; PURPOSE; DEFINITIONS. Table of Contents SEC. 404. DUTIES OF THE CENTER.