The following technical-assistance programs have been replaced by the Department of Education's comprehensive regional centers:
|Chapter 1 technical-assistance centers||$ 5.1||$ 5.9||-|
|Chapter 1 rural technical-assistance centers||5.0||3.9||-|
|Chapter 1 migrant-program coordination centers||2.7||1.2||-|
|Drug-free-schools regional centers||15.6||7.8||-|
|Indian education technical-assistance centers||3.8||2.2||-|
|Bilingual-education multifunctional resource centers||11.6||5.8||-|
|Bilingual-education evaluation-assistance centers||1.8||1.1||-|
|Funding for new comprehensive centers||-||1.7||21.6|
NOTE: In fiscal 1995, Congress originally appropriated $44.5 million for technical-assistance efforts, of which at least $15 million was earmarked for launching the new centers. But a rescissions bill enacted last summer cut $14.9 million from the technical-assistance budget.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education.
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