Schools Could Lose Millions In Federal Funding
Cuts Would Impact Services For Students In Need
Posted: January 3, 2013 at 5 a.m.
School districts in Northwest Arkansas could lose millions of dollars that provide critical services to students in need, depending on the level of federal spending cuts Congress makes in the coming weeks.
By The Numbers
The number of students identified as special education and Title I for the 2011-12 school year in the four largest districts in Northwest Arkansas. Also listed is the percentage of students in the free and reduced-price lunch program in each district.
School District Enrollment Special Education Title I Free and Reduced-Price Lunch
Bentonville 14,123 1,378 2,484 28 percent
Fayetteville 9,017 1,014 3,951 41 percent
Rogers 14,145 1,541 6,270 59 percent
Springdale 19,372 1,795 9,582 66 percent
Source: Arkansas Department Of Education
This story is only available from our archives.