House Committee Approves $1 Billion of Funding


The House Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Subcommittee approved $1 billion of funding in fiscal year 2017 for the Student Support and Academic Enrichment Grants Program (SSAEG), Title IV, Part A of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). Brian Lewis, CEO of the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE®) commented positively on the funding, which falls short of full funding, but is much higher than the Senate Appropriation Committee's $300 million.

Read the full statement at the ISTE website.