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A story in the May 7, 2003, issue of Education Week about a White House-sponsored forum provided incorrect information about the federal funding of projects to beef up history education. In a videotaped message, President Bush announced that he would ask Congress for $100 million over three years to support the "We the People" initiative run by the National Endowment for the Humanities. Secretary of Education Rod Paige told participants that nearly $100 million in grants under a separate program is available to improve history teaching in schools.

A story in the same issue on

gave an incorrect title for Bob Moore of the Blue Valley, Kan., school system and the wrong enrollment figure for the district. He is the executive director for information technology. The district has 18,600 students. In addition, Steve Smith's affiliation was incorrect: He is a senior policy specialist at the National Conference of State Legislatures.


in the State Capitals section of the April 30 issue misstated the political party of Gov. Rod R. Blagojevich of Illinois. He is a Democrat.

Vol. 22, Issue 36, Page 4

Published in Print: May 14, 2003, as Corrections

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