Class sizes may rise to 40 students in some Cobb County (Ga.) classrooms

April 1, 2010
District is facing $137 million deficit for 2010-2011

From The Atlanta Journal-Constitution: To stay within its budget next year, the Cobb County (Ga.) district may have to raise classroom sizes to 40 students, cut hundreds of teachers, cut bus routes and use prisoners to maintain school grounds. The school board is facing an expected $137.7 million deficit in the coming year's budget.

FEBRUARY 2010...from The Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Cobb County (Ga.) schools will cut jobs and slash educational programs as the district faces a $100 million deficit in what officials are calling the worst budget year in recent history. Cobb employs more than 15,000 people.

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