The Houston Chronicle reports that Education Secretary Margaret Spellings studied hard for her appearance on ‘Celebrity Jeopardy,’ which aired on Tuesday, November 21. After the show’s producer read that Spellings was a fan of the program, she was invited to compete on the show. Spellings was the first Cabinet secretary to appear on the show, and despite finishing second to actor Michael McKean, she felt she held her own and that the experience was worthwhile. First-place finishers on Celebrity Jeopardy win $50,000 dollars for a charity of their choice, while second and third-place finishers earn $25,000. In order to comply with government ethics regulations, Jeopardy! chose the charity Spellings would be competing for, which turned out to be ProLiteracy Worldwide, an international literacy organization…