Former vice presidential candidate Sen. Joseph Lieberman, D-Conn., is thinking about introducing a bill that experts hope could lead to a $1 billion federal incentive program to encourage colleges to turn out more scientists and engineers, eSchool News has learned. The legislation, which might be introduced as early as mid-September, is likely to increase the pressure on K-12 education to emphasize technology studies.

At a July convention of congressional Democrats and technology gurus in San Francisco, corporate leaders, researchers, and lawmakers put their heads


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