Sequestration Nation: Cutting Impact Aid Funding Harms Our Nation’s Schoolchildren

Center for American Progress

May 13, 2013


In the aftermath of Congress’s rapid response to address sequestration-related flight delays, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan stated that, “Budgets aren’t just numbers, they reveal our value choices.” By choosing to ease sequestration-related inconveniences for air travelers while others deeply affected by sequestration continue to wait in line for relief, Congress cast a negative light on our national priorities.
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