Fulton County (Ga.) district cuts nearly 1,000 positions

March 22, 2010
System is trying to eliminate $120 million deficit
FromThe Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Fulton County (Ga.) school board members have voted 6-1 to cut nearly 1,000 personnel positions, including more than 500 teachers, from its 2011 budget. The cuts, which included 100 custodial jobs and 59 positions in the district’s popular elementary band and orchestra program, were needed to offset a $120 million deficit.

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