Duncan: Districts slash positions due to sequestration

03/6/2013 | Wall Street Journal, The

Education Secretary Arne Duncan said he misspoke last week when saying that teachers were being issued "pink slips" as a result of federal across-the-board budget cuts known as sequestration. Instead, he said Monday, he should have said that school districts were eliminating positions for educators, including teachers, guidance counselors, support staff and those who work with students with special needs.

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