The Cost of Fuel Hits the Schools

Gas prices wreak havoc on education budgets

Jane Sherman

Within the next month or two, we will learn whether $3 a gallon for gas is a disaster-related blip or the new reality. But there really isn't any "good" news in this scenario, just degrees of economic pain. As Rolnick says, $3 a gallon may be temporary, but we will probably never fall below $2 again. In other words, public schools already feeling the pain may just as well get used to it.

« Previous Page