Federal sequestration will cost Ohio schools $66 million, state says

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

The cuts will come as reductions required in the Budget Control Act of 2011 and other federal budget adjustments take effect, forcing 5.2 percent cuts from 14 federal programs that serve schools.

They do not affect Race To The Top grants, which had money set aside before 2011.

The cuts were not a surprise, but the state only recently informed districts of how grant awards would change for districts for each of the programs.

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