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January 08, 2013

Early-Childhood Education Advocates Wary of Automatic Cuts

Head Start and federal child care grants could be squeezed by automatic, across-the-board cuts set to hit in March, unless Congress acts.

January 02, 2013

College Tax Credits Saved in Fiscal-Cliff Deal

American Opportunity Tax Credit grants of up to $10,000 in tuition tax credits are extended for five years.

December 31, 2012

Fiscal Cliff Watch: State Education Cuts Loom as Midnight Oil Runs Low

Key federal K-12 programs are likely to be cut by 8.2 percent at the beginning of the new year, although most school districts won't feel the pain until next September.

December 19, 2012

Fiscal Cliff: How Would White House, GOP Plans Affect K-12?

Trying to keep up with all the confusing back-and-forth about the fiscal cliff and how it relates to federal education programs? Here's your watchword as you read about various proposals: spending.

December 07, 2012

Fiscal Cliff: How Are Advocates Fighting the Education Cuts?

Organizations around Washington are taking different tacks in trying to persuade lawmakers to spare K-12 from a possible 8.2 percent across-the-board cut come January.

November 15, 2012

Fast-Approaching Fiscal Cliff Alarms Parents, Educators

As news reports highlight the looming "fiscal cliff," parents may be scratching their heads wondering what it means for them, and their children. Organizations are mobilizing to save billions for public education.

November 14, 2012

A Cerebral Climb Avoids a Fiscal Cliff

Will all taxpayers in America—rich or struggling—see their taxes go up come January 2, 2013? Will the federal government simultaneously slash its budget across all departments by nearly 10 percent? As Americans are ringing in the New Year, will our government resuscitate an economic re...


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