For the second straight year, President Bush is asking Congress to cut education spending--this time, by more than $3 billion.

In his 2007 budget proposal, released Feb. 6, the president called for the elimination of 42 federal education-related initiatives--including the $275 million Enhancing Education Through Technology (EETT) block-grant program, the federal government's primary source of funding for school technology, and the $347 million Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities program.

Bush had advanced the elimination of EETT last year, too, and Congress spared the program in its final 2006 budget--but

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