More Money for Schools

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Federal spending for K-12 education has increased almost 50 percent during President Clinton's tenure, according to an analysis by the Urban Institute, a Washington think tank. The share of funds devoted to Title I dropped as the federal government added new initiatives to wire classrooms to the Internet and reduce class sizes, among other priorities.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Appropriations History Table

Vol. 20, Issue 18, Page 31

Published in Print: January 17, 2001, as More Money for Schools
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