Districts stand to lose millions under Ryan budget proposal
By staff and wire services reports
September 13th, 2012
A New America Foundation analysis has calculated that under Paul Ryan’s budget proposal to cut federal spending by 20 percent, 77 percent of the 1,500-plus school districts that rely on federal funds for 20 percent or more of their annual revenue could wind up losing millions, the Huffington Post reports. The districts most at risk of losing more than 10 percent of their annual revenue are smaller ones -- enrolling between 100 and 2,000 students -- that rely heavily on the federal government for education funding. These include districts that enroll high proportions of American Indian students or...
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