President Clinton wants to spend $700 million on technology programs for schools next year. The president has unveiled his budget for fiscal 1999, and if passed by Congress, it will mark a 32 percent increase over what the federal government currently is spending on school technology.

But "if" is the operative word.

It's too early to tell what kind of support the president's school technology budget proposals might receive in Congress, a staff member for the House Education Workforce Committee told eSchool News. The committee's number one priority in...

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