It’s wrong ‘to spend a cent less’ on high-risk kids, teacher tells lawmakers

An award-winning teacher spells out what could happen to her needy students if Congress allows automatic budget cuts to go forward on March 1.

Duncan warns Congress on impact of ‘sequestration’ on education programs

Education Secretary Arne Duncan details who will get hurt immediately in the education world if automatic spending cuts are not stopped by Congress on March 1.

Fiscal cliff: Schools would be affected inequitably

Budget cuts that would occur if the country goes over the "fiscal cliff" in January would be devastating to schools and students but they would not be shared equally. New data shows that sequestration would disproportionately impact disadvantaged youth.

What the ‘fiscal cliff’ means for public schools

ere are some facts about how public schools across the country could be affected if President Obama and Congress don't reach some agreement on solving the nation's debt problem and the country goes over "the fiscal cliff" and "sequestration" takes effect.