Education

Block Busted?

May 02, 2001 1 min read
  • Save to favorites
  • Print

President Bush and some congressional Republicans want to consolidate funding for these and other K-12 programs into broad-based state grants. The amounts shown are for selected programs’ allocations from the fiscal 2001 budget:

Technology Literacy Challenge Fund $450 million
Innovative Education Program Strategies (Title VI) $385 million
Fund for the Improvement of Education $339 million
Immigration Education $150 million
Technology Innovation Challenge Grants $136 million
Preparing Tomorrow’s Teachers
to Use Technology
$125 million
Smaller Learning Communities $125 million
Community-Based Technology Center $65 million
Star Schools $59 million
Arts in Education $28 million
Inexpensive Book Distribution Program $23 million
Ready-to-Learn Television $16 million
Foreign-Language Assistance $14 million
Civics Education $12 million
National Writing Project $10 million
Regional Technology in Education Consortia $10 million
Telecommunications Demonstration Project
for Mathematics
$8.5 million
Gifted and talented Education $7.5 million
Women’s Educational Equity $3 million
Technology leadership activities $2 million
Allen J. Ellender Fellowships $1.5 million

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education

Events

Jobs Virtual Career Fair for Teachers and K-12 Staff
Find teaching jobs and other jobs in K-12 education at the EdWeek Top School Jobs virtual career fair.
English-Language Learners Webinar English Learners and the Science of Reading: What Works in the Classroom
ELs & emergent bilinguals deserve the best reading instruction! The Reading League & NCEL join forces on best practices. Learn more in our webinar with both organizations.
This content is provided by our sponsor. It is not written by and does not necessarily reflect the views of Education Week's editorial staff.
Sponsor
Teaching Webinar
Challenging the Stigma: Emotions and STEM
STEM isn't just equations and logic. Join this webinar and discover how emotions fuel innovation, creativity, & problem-solving in STEM!
Content provided by Project Lead The Way

EdWeek Top School Jobs

Teacher Jobs
Search over ten thousand teaching jobs nationwide — elementary, middle, high school and more.
View Jobs
Principal Jobs
Find hundreds of jobs for principals, assistant principals, and other school leadership roles.
View Jobs
Administrator Jobs
Over a thousand district-level jobs: superintendents, directors, more.
View Jobs
Support Staff Jobs
Search thousands of jobs, from paraprofessionals to counselors and more.
View Jobs

Read Next

Education Briefly Stated: February 7, 2024
Here's a look at some recent Education Week articles you may have missed.
8 min read
Education Briefly Stated: January 31, 2024
Here's a look at some recent Education Week articles you may have missed.
9 min read
Education Briefly Stated: January 17, 2024
Here's a look at some recent Education Week articles you may have missed.
9 min read
Education In Their Own Words The Stories That Stuck With Us, 2023 Edition
Our newsroom selected five stories as among the highlights of our work. Here's why.
4 min read
102523 IMSE Reading BS
Adria Malcolm for Education Week