As some of you know, the Achievement Through Technology
and Innovation (ATTAIN) bill
recently was introduced in the U.S. House of
Representatives. The bill seeks to refine and expand the Enhancing Education Through
portion of the federal No Child Left Behind Act. Here’s the draft
language of the bill:

Here’s my favorite language in the bill:

[Each state application for funds shall include a] ‘description of how
the State will ensure that teachers, paraprofessionals, library and media
personnel, and administrators in the State are technologically

Woo hoo! State specificity regarding administrator technology literacy. I’m
all over it!

and SIIA all have come out in support of
the bill. Check it out and see if it’s something you can get behind. If so, contact your House representative!