Fuel prices continue to decimate school budgets

USA Today reports on the continued impact of high fuel prices on public school budgets.  One survey cited in this article found:

15% of districts are eliminating bus routes and either eliminating or modifying extracurricular offerings or sports.

• 15% are considering moving to a four-day school week.

• 44% are cutting back on field trips.

• 29% are eliminating or modifying teaching positions.

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