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CPS Budget Plan Includes Nearly 500 Teacher Layoffs

The Chicago Public Schools were sending out layoff notices to nearly 500 teachers, as district officials outlined the district’s budget plan for next school year.



State Supreme Court: CPS Doesn’t Have To Rehire Laid Off Teachers

The Illinois State Supreme Court has sided with the Chicago Public Schools, saying the district does not have to rehire tenured teachers it had laid off.

CBS Chicago–02/17/2012

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Teachers Union: Minority Teachers Targets For Layoffs

The Chicago Teachers Union says recent teacher layoff by public school officials are having a greater impact on African-American and Latino teachers.

WBBM Newsradio–09/23/2011

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Suburban School District Votes To Cut Over 300 Teachers

A suburban school district is getting ready to lay off hundreds of teachers at the end of term.

CBS Chicago–03/24/2011