Sequestration and Education Programs

Alyson Klein discussed the effects of sequestration on educational programs. She presented a bleak view of educational programs… read more

Alyson Klein discussed the effects of sequestration on educational programs. She presented a bleak view of educational programs throughout the nation: freezing pay for teachers, cut to special needs programs, and reduction of courses for advanced students. Viewer questions were taken via telephone and electronic devices.

Sequestration refers to automatic budget cuts that were part of the 2011 debt ceiling agreement and were scheduled for January 2013 unless Congress passed $1.2 trillion in deficit reduction. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Jul 28, 2012

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  • Jul 28, 2012 | 8:30am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Jul 28, 2012 | 8:36am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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