Department of Education to make cuts
POSTED: Tuesday, April 3, 2012 - 4:30pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, April 3, 2012 - 4:53pm
BATON ROUGE,LA (NBC33) — The tough economic times are hitting the Louisiana Department of Education hard. Its budget next year is scheduled to be reduced by more than $300 million.
The department will also reduce its number of positions by almost 60 positions.
Louisiana is currently around $900 million in the red.