Cursory Coverage Of FL Teacher Layoffs

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Sun Sentinel

May 16, 12:00 AM

1,400 teachers getting pink slips in Broward County

The Broward County School District is giving pink slips to about 1,400 teachers this week as it struggles with a $144 million budget shortfall, district officials confirmed Monday. Notices are going out Tuesday, according to the district. Teachers losing their jobs are primarily first- and second-year teachers who don't have continuing contracts, said Pat Santeramo, president of the Broward Teachers Union.

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