Proposed Ohio cuts would reduce funding for gifted programs by 88%

06/7/2011 | Cincinnati.com

Anticipated cuts in state aid for education have some school districts in Ohio restructuring programs for students who are gifted. The proposed budget would reduce gifted-education funding to $8.1 million from $69.9 million -- an 88% cut. Some districts are planning to increase class sizes or combine services to absorb the cuts, while still aiming to meet students' needs. "It is not ideal, but I accept the reality of the situation and we are going to make it work," said Patrick Bowes, one district's gifted coordinator.

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