Ed tech unfunded in $1 trillion spending bill
Proposed new ed-tech R&D agency receives no funding; changes to Pell Grants could affect 100,000 low-income college students
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Congress has passed a $1 trillion omnibus spending measure that continues funding for the Obama administration’s signature “Race to the Top” competition and includes a very modest increase in Title I funding for disadvantaged students. But an Obama proposal to create a new federal agency for ed-tech research and development received no funding in the bill. Read more with registration.