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Afternoon Announcements: Delaware Commits $5 Million to Education Technology

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May 28, 2013 06:47 pm


The House of Representatives approved a Republican proposal to keep student loan interest rates from doubling in July of this year. It would align student interest rates from year to year with the government’s cost of borrowing. It’s unclear if the Obama administration and the Senate will pass the bill. Washington Post

The highest-poverty schools in Kansas are primed to experience the brunt of budget cuts due to slashed federal education spending. The Kansas State Department described the loss of funding through Title 1 as “major.” Education Week

Former Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords gave a commencement speech at Bard College this weekend. In it, she urged graduates to “be bold, be courageous, be your best.” New York Times

Delaware lawmakers approved $5 million in education technology in the state’s education budget. The money is nearly divided in half between technology block grants and funds for computers to administer state tests. Delaware Online


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