New Tools to Fight Cuts
May 31, 2013
Tools to Fight Cuts
funding for CTE has been cut by over $100 million since Fiscal Year (FY) 2010.
This staggering total could soon grow an additional $58 million in FY 2013 as a
result of Congress and the Administration’s inability to fix the reckless,
across-the-board sequester. This cut will impact the Perkins state allocations
in July, and will result in less funding for CTE programs in 2013-14 school
working in conjunction with NDD United,
a national coalition of organizations representing the fields of medical research,
healthcare, national defense, education and job training among others, to
educate policymakers about the negative consequences of cutting federal
investments for domestic discretionary programs, like Perkins.
and obscure budget issues often conceal the real impact of cutting funding for essential
programs and the repercussions that these cuts have for real people. To help
unpack the complexities of budget cuts and sequestration, NDD United has
created this video and online toolkit.
your opportunity to share your story with policymakers. Let them know how these
cuts will hurt schools, students and communities!