Washington, D.C. (Mar. 8, 2011) – The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) commends President Obama’s call for education innovation through learning technologies, and for his recognition of the important role played by technology and content companies in meeting these educational needs. SIIA also calls on Congress to support related investments, including the Obama Administration’s ARPA-ED research proposal, as well as funding for the Enhancing Education through Technology (EETT) program needed to bring researched learning technologies to teachers and students. The pending U.S. House-passed and Senate draft FY2011 Continuing Resolutions would eliminate funding for this program, in contrast to supporting...
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