Budget deficit leads Chicago district to lay off 2,100

July 19, 2013
School system must deal with a $1 billion budget deficit

Video from WGN-TV: The Chicago school district says it is laying off more than 2,000 employees because of a massive budget deficit. The cuts--1,036 teachers and 1,077 other staff members--are in addition to 855 employees who lost their jobs earlier this year because of school closings.

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