Obama wants to create new ed-tech agency
| Feb 11, 2011
President Obama will request fiscal 2012 funding for an educational technology agency within the U.S. Department of Education (ED). The new agency would bring resources and funding to schools and colleges, while some ed-tech advocates warn that the government’s support might not reach teachers and professors, according to an article by Dennis Carter at the eSchool News website.
On February 7, the White House announced that its 2012 budget requests would include an agency called Advanced Research Projects Agency–Education, which would “support research on breakthrough technologies to enhance learning.” To learn more, read the full article.