04/03/2011 01:19 pm ET | Updated Jun 03, 2011

10 Education Budget Cuts That Really Sting

As the economic crisis continues, states and school districts are playing a cruel game of "pick your poison." To close budget gaps, administrators are forced to choose from painful cost-cutting measures that include slashing programs, firing teachers and closing schools.

TakePart assembled a list of March's 10 most painful education cutbacks.

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