Duncan: Cuts to education would ‘jeopardize’ nation’s ability to compete
Education secretary urges balanced approach to deficit reduction that continues key investments in public education
From staff and wire reportsRead more by staff and wire services reports
Services would have to be slashed for more than 1.8 million disadvantaged students and thousands of teachers and aides would lose their jobs if automatic, across-the-board cuts to the federal budget kick in as a result of lawmakers’ failure to agree on deficit-reduction measures, Education Secretary Arne Duncan warned July 25. Read more with registration.