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The Sequester's Devastating Impact on America's Poor

It's fashionable to say the mandatory budgets cuts haven't been the predicted disaster. Cuts to programs like Head Start suggest otherwise.

Tim McDonnell

The Feds Are Fighting Forest Fires Wrong

The government pours billions into fighting fires but skimps on cheap, proven methods for stopping megafires before they start.

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The Sequester Is Hitting the Country's Neediest Students the Hardest

Children from poor families and special needs kids are disproportionately impacted by the cuts.

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The Sequester Will Be Worst for the Nation's Poorest Schools

Districts serving less affluent communities will be hit the hardest by cuts.