Technology Corps Creation

After meeting with several media industry and education leaders, Vice President Gore and President Clinton talked about the importance of… read more

After meeting with several media industry and education leaders, Vice President Gore and President Clinton talked about the importance of cooperation between the public and private sectors in ensuring that schools have the latest technological equipment. The Technology Corps has three main goals: technology grants for public-private partnerships to upgrade local schools; tho opportunity of personnel in high technology industries to volunteer in helping local schools set up new equipment; and the creation of a Technology Honor Society through which technologically literate students could help their schools and classmates. Before his prepared remarks on this issue, President Clinton emphasized that the U.S. will catch those responsible for the Amtrak train derailment in Arizona. He promised to do everything possible to ensure safety for all citizens. After the president departed, some of the other participants talked briefly about the meeting. close

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White House Event
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 11, 1995

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  • Oct 11, 1995 | 4:33am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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