Legislation to Enhance K12 Student Achievement

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

A new bill in the House of Representatives would allocate $750 million toward new equipment, teacher training and competitive grants for K12 classrooms, all aimed at increasing education technology in U.S. schools to improve college enrollment rates.

Rep. George Miller (D-CA) introduced the “Transforming Education Through Technology Act”, (H.R. 521) in the House last month. Miller issued a press release to promote the bill as a way to “speed adoption of innovative digital tools to improve student outcomes, close achievement gaps, boost educator skills and improve efficiency and productivity.”

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