Education Secretary Richard Riley joined other Clinton cabinet members in announcing initiatives aimed at luring college graduates into the information technology (IT) work force on Jan. 12. Riley said a new generation of "American minds" must be nurtured if the nation is to hold its lead in technology.

Said Secretary Riley, speaking to reporters at the University of California, Berkeley: "American minds really created the Information Age economy, and American minds can continue to lead it if we nurture the immense pool of talent here at home."

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