School board members from across the country say local school budgets are in for a hit, and they’re bracing for leaner times forced by the nation’s economic downturn.

Board members in Washington, D.C., last week for an annual conference said shortfalls in state budgets, coupled with pessimistic predictions about local revenues, are forcing them to look for ways to trim next school year’s budgets, which they are working on now. And educational technology programs could be among the casualties.

About half of the 50 states are facing projected budget shortfalls, according to the Subscribe to Read More

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