Sequestration: The Challenges Ahead for Learners

March 11, 2014

Many people are wondering: what impact can adult learners expect to feel as these cuts take effect? According to the National Skills Coalition's (NSC) recent report, Disinvesting in the Skills of America's Workforce, one area that is sure to be hit hard is workforce education and training.

As noted in the NSC report, even in the midst of this increased demand for skilled workers, the sequestration is set to cut these much-needed programs to the tune of $460 million in 2013 alone.