A Digital
Gift to the Nation

The Need and the Opportunity

Background

"18th Century:"


The 21st Century

The Proposal

The Internet and Education

Internet and Education

DO IT Would:

REPORT TO CONGRESS

PUBLIC TELEVISION IN THE
   DO IT REPORT TO CONGRESS

INTRODUCING LEGISLATION



 


 



 
 SEN. DODD

“This legislation opens up a world of education essential to all Americans in the 21st century.  By establishing DO IT, Congress would make a bold investment in preparing future generations with the tools they need to be successful in a world connected through information technology.”

SEN. SNOWE

SEN. DURBIN

What Others are Saying

United States Commission on National Security
Former Sens. Hart and Rudman, Chairs

George Lucas
Creator, Star Wars

Phillip J. Bond
Under Secretary of Commerce for Technology

James H. Billington
Librarian of Congress


Sheila P. Burke
Under Secretary American Museums
and National Programs
Smithsonian Institution

Cato Institute

Business Week

Nobel Laureate Leon Lederman

President’s Information Technology Advisory Committee


Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino,
(Chairman, U.S. Conference of Mayors, explaining its resolution endorsing DO IT)

Congressional Black Caucus
Congressman Major Owens
(D. New York)

Former House Commerce Committee Chair
Thomas J. Bliley
(R, VA)

Funding

Funding

Funding

Is This For Real?

Leadership Council

Digital Promise Leadership Coalition
Organizations actively engaged in the support of DOIT:

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Leadership Forum
The DO IT Leadership Coalition also includes a
growing list of private sector leaders

Leadership Forum (cont’d)

Leadership Forum (cont’d)

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