Federal funding for the Enhancing Education Through Technology (EETT) program would drop from $270 million to $100 million, a 63 percent cut, under President Obama's proposed $3.4 trillion budget for fiscal year 2010.

Four leading ed-tech groups expressed "great disappointment" in the Obama Administration’s proposed cut. On May 7, the Consortium for School Networking, International Society for Technology Education, Software & Information Industry Association, and State Educational Technology Directors Association released the following joint statement, which read in part:

“During the past several months, the Obama Administration has outlined a vision of educational innovation and improvement to enable our nation’s children to compete...

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