This is the latest captioning news from the Senate...excerpts from an
NAD newsletter are attached below.
* The Senate bill authorizes the Secretary of Education
("the Secretary may…" to fund closed- and open-captioning
of media that is of educational value. News may be
captioned only until September 30, 2006. A loan service
such as that of the Captioned Media Program is authorized.
(The House bill is similar.)
Please return to the NAD website IDEA reauthorization page
frequently for updates as the IDEA continues its progress
through the U.S. Congress this summer and fall.
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