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June 14, 2013

CPS details staff cuts from closing of schools

Chicago Public Schools said today that 663 employees at schools the district is closing, including teachers, teaching assistants and bus aides, don’t qualify to follow students to their new schools and will be laid off.

More cuts are expected.  While up to 600 teachers qualify to move with students from closing schools to receiving schools under the teacher union’s contract, it is unknown how many slots are open to them. That will be decided by principals at the receiving schools as they finalize staffing plans for the coming school year.

Read the Full Story: Chicago Tribune