BEWARE THE IDES & SEQUESTRATIONS OF MARCH: Nothing in this looks pretty. On Valentine's Day, Arne Duncan told the Senate legislators that it would be "...economically foolish and morally indefensible...” to hurt vulnerable students by imposing sequestration which would:
Conservative pundits argue that it won't all be that bad. According to USA Today: "Mike Petrilli of the Thomas B. Fordham Institute, a right-leaning
Washington think-tank, said the scale of possible cuts would actually be
smaller than what recession-weary districts have already experienced.
Federal funding accounts for only about 10% of most budgets, so 5% of
that is "pretty small" on an individual school basis," wrote staff wroter Greg Toppo.
We'll find out soon, won't we?