Education to take a hit if ‘fiscal cliff’ talks fail

Posted: December 10, 2012 at 4:32 a.m.

If budget talks fail and automatic spending cuts take hold, federal spending on education will be cut by about 8 percent across a broad range of programs, including money for special education, low-income students and schools near military bases.

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Front Section, Pages 4 on 12/10/2012