Subject: Guidance for Education and Public Outreach Activities Under Sequestration
As you know, we have taken the first steps in addressing the mandatory spending cuts called for in the Budget Control Act of 2011. The law mandates a series of indiscriminate and significant across-the-board spending reductions totaling $1.2 trillion over 10 years.
I really hope this doesn't include reaching out to high school students and giving them internships. They're unpaid, so I can hope. A friend of mine did one and it completely changed his life, as far as I can tell. He's in aerospace engineering now, anyway. And isn't that the point of giving kids the opportunity?