School leaders brace for cuts as sequestration occurs
Three-fourths of nation’s superintendents say they’ll have to eliminate jobs; class sizes likely to increase, and many ed-tech purchases likely to be put off
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School districts around the country are bracing for more than $2 billion in federal spending cuts that kicked in March 1 after lawmakers failed to reach a deficit-reduction deal. Administrators say the cuts will result in fewer staff, larger class sizes, and the delay of ed-tech purchases, among other effects. Read more with registration.