The Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) today announced that U.S. Representative Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-CA) has been awarded the association’s 2010 Award for Excellence in Public Service. The award recognizes Congresswoman Roybal-Allard for her efforts to champion education technology legislation, including the Achievement Through Technology and Innovation (ATTAIN) Act.
The ATTAIN Act provides federal funding for computers, software, and various other technology tools in schools serving low-income students. The Act also includes provisions to make certain that teachers are adequately trained to effectively use educational technologies to enrich the learning experience.
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