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Bush: Cut $3.2B from education

Corey Murray, Senior Editor
March 1st, 2006

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 initiatives--including the $272 million Enhancing Education Through Technology (EETT) block-grant program, the federal government's primary source of funding for school technology, as well as the $347 million safe schools program and the $1.2 billion voc-ed program. Bush had advanced the elimination of EETT last year, too, and Congress spared the program in its final 2006 budget--but not

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  • Bush: Cut $3.2B from education

    Corey Murray, Senior Editor
    March 1st, 2006

    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 initiatives--including the $272 million Enhancing Education Through Technology (EETT) block-grant program, the federal government's primary source of funding for school technology, as well as the $347 million safe schools program and the $1.2 billion voc-ed program. Bush had advanced the elimination of EETT last year, too, and Congress spared the program in its final 2006 budget--but not

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