TITLE

Alabama DOE gets one-time funding; disappointed with general budget

PUB. DATE
August 1999
SOURCE
Electronic Education Report;08/18/99, Vol. 6 Issue 15, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the Alabama State Department of Education Office of Technology Initiatives' funding allocations for its technological programs. Establishment of Alabama Virtual Library; Initiation of computer training courses for the state's teachers; Widely used educational computer programs in Alabama; Grants that support the state's educational technology.
ACCESSION #
2240380

 

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