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Florida's School Systems Brace for Impact of Sequestration

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Florida school districts will lose more than $85 million after President Obama and Congress failed to reach a compromise to avoid automatic federal budget cuts.

The cuts -- known as sequestration -- trim $85 billion for the military, schools, airports, national parks and other programs.

StateImpact Florida reporter John O'Connor spoke with WUSF's Craig Kopp about just how soon school districts will start feeling the pinch.