Illinois district eliminates 145 teacher positions

March 24, 2010
Indian Prairie board has cut $21.2 million from 2010-11 budget
From The Chicago Tribune: Officials in Indian Prairie (Ill.) School District 204have decided to lay off 145 teachers and increase budget cuts to a total of $21.4 million for the 2010-11 school year. School officials blame the cuts on the state's ongoing financial woes and the governor's proposal to reduce education funding next year. District 204 comprises 33 schools and about 29,000 students from Naperville, Aurora, Bolingbrook and Plainfield.

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