Gone With the Wind: Will the Sequester Blow Over as Fast as the “Snowquester”?
Last week, many in the Northeast found out they were overly prepared for the "snowquester" - the snowstorm that didn't quite happen. The overblown "snowquester" (named after the recently passed "sequester") left a lot of people in the Northeast feeling a little sheepish after the 6-18 inch predicted super-storm brought little more than a drizzle for many areas that had already called off school. What about the "sequester" from which the snowquester took its name? Districts have been prepping for the worst, but the dreaded cuts slipped into place last Friday with surprisingly little noise. Will the sequester, like the snowstorm, fizzle out after a flurry of activity - or will the full impact of the cuts still threaten to cripple education? Continue Reading