After One Week, Federal Shutdown Is Already Taking a Toll on Higher Ed

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As lawmakers remained at an impasse over the federal budget and a debt crisis loomed only a week away, colleges, students, and researchers all were seeing their work disrupted in ways large and small.
October 09, 2013

The government shutdown that began last week is already taking a toll on higher education, despite assurances from policy makers that colleges and students would be largely spared in the short term. Research projects have been interrupted, academic…

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