260 employees in Philadelphia district get layoff notices

June 8, 2012
School support personnel are the most affected

From The Philadelphia Inquirer: More layoff notices have gone out to Philadelphia School District employees, with school support personnel and counselors most heavily targeted. Philadelphia Federation of Teachers president Jerry Jordan says he has been notified that about 260 pink slips would be issued. In all, 97 "supportive service assistants," 85 parent ombudsmen/student advisers, 39 counselors, 22 nonteaching assistants, nine school operations officers, six secretaries, and four teachers — two of home economics, two industrial arts — will be laid off

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