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Document Number: 2346

Consolidated Aappropriations Act for 2001 - President Clinton signed the Consolidated Appropriations Act for 2001, which provides funds for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, including a record 18% increase for education. The $42 billion for education includes $6.5 billion in new funding to reduce class size, provide emergency repairs for run-down schools, increase after-school opportunities, improve teacher quality, help turn around low-performing schools, strengthen support for children with disabilities, and expand access to and funding for college. (U. S. Department of Education, 2000)...


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