Fletcher, Geoffrey H.
July 2006
T H E Journal;Jul2006, Vol. 33 Issue 12, p18
This article discusses the need for the U.S. to put educational technology funding to use to galvanize education for it to keep pace with the economy of China and India. The specter of losing out competitive edge to other nations, especially India and China, is one that has haunted educators in the U.S. for the past few years. U.S. President George W. Bush unveiled in his 2006 State of the Union address a program called the American Competitiveness Initiative. A portion of the initiative calls for $380 million to improve math and science education in elementary and secondary schools. Two major elements contribute to keeping a competitive workforce.


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