Approved budget in Clark County (Nev.) District eliminates 1,834 jobs

May 19, 2011
Officials say more layoff may be needed if revenue projections fall short

From The Las Vegas Sun: The Clark County (Nev.) School DistrictBoard has approved its fiscal 2012 budget, bridging a $407.4 million shortfall by laying off 1,834 school district employees. The district also is seeking $166.5 million in concessions from its four unions — those representing teachers, support staff, administration and police. If concessions cannot be reached, another 2,477 positions would need to be eliminated.

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