Senate Includes Education Technology Funding as Critical Component of U.S. Competitiveness Agenda

July 24, 2006

Washington, D.C., July 19, 2006 – A coalition of national education and industry organizations expressed appreciation today to the Senate Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations Subcommittee for voting to level-fund the Enhancing Education Through Technology (EETT) initiative. The coalition views this $272 million commitment as a good start in light of constraints placed on Chairman Specter and Ranking Member Harkin by the inadequate education funding allocation.

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