Putting Education Reform To The Test

Congressional Debt Deal or Not, Education Cuts Are Likely

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Members of the budget "Supercommittee" during a September hearing.

Our friends at StateImpact Indiana have taken a look at the educational consequences if the Congressional Supercommittee fails to strike a deal by Nov. 23.

The headline? Low-income Title I schools could lose $1.1 billion. Other automatic cuts would include financial aid and career and technical education for adults.

If a debt deal is struck, Pell Grants would likely take a hit. Florida has the third-most Pell Grant recipients in the country.


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