January 6, 2009

3,000 teachers to be laid off in LA

Filed under: Education,US — 7macaw @ 5:10 pm
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Long Beach Press-Telegram reports:

Los Angeles Unified School District officials said Monday they could soon send nearly 3,000 nonpermanent teachers notices warning of imminent layoffs.

While it has become standard policy in recent years for the district to send layoff notices as a precautionary measure, teachers union officials and administrators fear this is the first time since widespread layoffs of the mid-1990s that teachers could actually lose their jobs.

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