Archives for July 2012

News-in-Brief – July 2012

Department Clarifies Impact of Sequestration Questions abound about the potential impact of sequestration, the across-the-board cut of approximately nine percent in most non-defense and defense discretionary programs set to occur on January 2, 2013, right in the middle of the 2012-13 school year. These cuts are designed to reduce the federal deficit and could have long-term serious effects on education and all other federal programs. For IDEA, Title I, and Career and Technical Education, the potential impact would be even greater due to the way funds are distributed in these programs. The U.S. Department of Education has just issued a… Read More »