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Funding for the following federal programs in education and related areas was terminated by the recently enacted stopgap spending bill.

(dollar amounts are in thousands)                  FY 1994      FY 1995
                                                   Funding      Funding

Elementary and Secondary Education Act Programs

Dropout-prevention demonstrations                 $ 37,730     $ 12,000
Instruction in Civics, Government, 
and the Law (for children and adults)                5,952        4,500

Higher-Education Programs

Endowment challenge grants                          $5,674       $6,045
Institutional development evaluation                     0        1,000
Native Hawaiian and Alaska Native cultural arts          0          500
Innovative Projects in Community Service             1,436        1,423
Cooperative education                               13,749        6,927
Douglas teacher scholarships                        14,731          299

Department of Health and Human Services Programs

Child-development scholarships                      $1,372       $1,360
Dependent-care planning and development             12,939       12,823
                                                   -------      -------
Total                                             $ 93,583      $46,877

SOURCE: House and Senate Appropriations Committees.

Vol. 15, Issue 20

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