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‘Sequestration’ Education Cuts Would Equal .00045% of School Spending

Greg 161 Wrote: Aug 30, 2012 9:38 AM
The federal government shouldn't be in education. It is a state and local government responsibility.
The politicians are once again in a panic over looming automatic budget cuts – known as sequestration – despite the fact the plan was set in motion many months ago.

Naturally, those in the educational establishment are running around as though their hair is on fire.

"Essentially we're just playing chicken with the lives of the American people," Education Secretary Arne Duncan told a Senate committee.

“Savage cuts” were the words used in the headline of one op-ed in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. They would “cripple our schools,” it contends....