Baltimore plan would slash 300 central office jobs

March 11, 2008
Proposal would redirect $70 million to school campuses

The proposed budget that Baltimore city schools chief Andres Alonso will present to the school board would cut $110 million from the central office, redistributing $70 million to schools and using $40 million to help close a budget shortfall. More than 300 central office jobs would be eliminated under the proposal, cutting the number of full-time positions at system headquarters from 1,531 to 1,222. Alonso has said that administrators with a background in instruction would have the opportunity to be transferred to schools as teachers or principals

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