Teachers and staff at Camp Lejeune Schools, and those at all Department of Defense schools, face furloughs due to sequestration.
Now, U.S. Senator Kay Hagan and two colleagues have written a letter to Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel asking teachers and staff at the schools be exempt from the civilian furloughs of up to five days.
A spokesman says 500 employees, including 297 teachers and counselors, would be affected at Camp Lejeune dependent schools.
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