Shari Metzger

May 5, 2005 – Education Week
 Florida allocated about $55.6 million in state funds to support public school technology for the 2004-05 school year, and state officials expect that amount to stay about the same for the upcoming school year.

May 5, 2005 – Education Week
 Over the past five years, Kentucky has gone from having one of the most modern computing environments in its schools to one of the least up-to-date.

May 5, 2005 – Education Week
 While a budget shortfall forced the Texas legislature to eliminate two of the state’s three major funding sources for educational technology for the 2003-04 and 2004-05 school years, state education officials are cautiously optimistic that this year’s biennial session will bring an increase in funding.

May 5, 2005 – Education Week
 Washington state has a small pot of money to aid educational technology, and it is mainly allocated between two major initiatives: the nine educational technology support centers the state runs and a K-20 telecommunications network that serves K-12 schools and colleges and universities in the state.

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