Local Schools Aim To Avoid Layoffs Due To Cuts In Federal Funding
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Posted: March 6, 2013
By EMILY SHARRER
Special education students read in Deb Zwanzig’s class at Waterman Elementary School on Tuesday afternoon. According to a White House document detailing the effects of the sequester on education in Virginia, nearly $13.9 million would be lost in funding for programs for children with disabilities. (Photo by Nikki Fox / DN-R)
HARRISONBURG — After crunching the numbers, local school administrators found that sequestration will affect their divisions’ budgets half as much as initially believed.