The Sequester Will Affect Special Education – Part 3

Scissors cutting moneyThis is the third, and final, blog in my series that gives details about how the sequester will affect your state this year. These cuts will go into affect on March 1, 2013, (unless Congress prevents that from happening).

Minnesota
* Loss of $7 million in funding for primary and secondary education
* 100 teacher and aide jobs at risk
* Additional loss of $9.2 million in funds for 110 teachers, aides, and staff who help kids with disabilities

Mississippi
* Loss of $5,486,000 in funding for primary and secondary education
* 80 teacher and aide jobs at risk
* Additional loss of $6,124,000 in funds for 70 teachers, aides, and staff who help kids with disabilities

Missouri
* Loss of $11.9 million in funding for primary and secondary education
* 160 teacher and aide jobs at risk
* Additional loss of $10.8 million in funds for 130 teachers, aides, and staff who help kids with disabilities

Montana
* Loss of $1,536,000 in funding for primary and secondary education
* 20 teacher and aide jobs at risk
* Additional loss of $1,919,000 in funds for 20 teachers, aides, and staff who help kids with disabilities

Nebraska
* Loss of $2,988,000 in funding for primary and secondary education
* 40 teacher and aide jobs at risk
* Additional loss of $3,530,000 in funds for 40 teachers, aides, and staff who help kids with disabilities

Nevada
* Loss of $9 million in funding for primary and secondary school
* 120 teacher and aide jobs at risk
* Additional loss of $3.8 million in funds for 50 teachers, aides, and staff who help kids with disabilities

New Hampshire
* Loss of $1,078,000 in funding for primary and secondary education
* Additional loss of $2.2 million in funds for 30 teachers, aides, and staff who help kids with disabilities

New Jersey
* Loss of $11.7 million in funding for primary and secondary education
* 160 teacher and aide jobs at risk
* Additional loss of $17 million in funds for 210 teachers, aides, and staff who help kids with disabilities

New Mexico
* Loss of $6.1 million in funding for primary and secondary education
* 80 teacher and aide jobs at risk
* Additional loss of $4.4 million in funds for 50 teachers, aides, and staff who help children with disabilities

New York
* Loss of $42.7 million in funding for primary and secondary education
* 590 teacher and aide jobs at risk
* Additional loss of $36.3 million in funds for 440 teachers, aides, and staff who help kids with disabilities

North Carolina
* Loss of $25.4 million in funding for primary and secondary education
* 350 teacher and aide jobs at risk
* Additional loss of $16.8 million in funds for 200 teachers, aides, and staff who help kids with disabilities

North Dakota
* Loss of $1,132,000 in funding for primary and secondary education
* 20 teacher and aide jobs at risk
* Additional loss of $1,494,000 in funds for 20 teachers, aides, and staff who help kids with disabilities

Ohio
* Loss of $25.1 million in funding for primary and secondary education
* 350 teacher and aide jobs at risk
* Additional loss of $22 million in funds for 270 teachers, aides, and staff who help kids with disabilities

Didn’t see information on your state in this list? You can find more information at WhiteHouse.gov about how each state will be affected by the sequester.

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