Fw: Teacher Pink Slips Could Set a Record- Read about El Dorado School
San Francisco Chronicle 02/26/2011, Page A01
Teacher pink slips could set a record
By Jill Tucker
CHRONICLE STAFF WRITER
A record number of California teachers could see pink slips in their mailboxes over the next two weeks as school districts prepare for the worst possible budget scenario.
With the state budget hinging on proposed June ballot measures to extend and increase taxes, school districts won’t know until summer whether they’ll get enough money from the state to keep all their teachers.
Billions of dollars hang in the balance, but the uncertainty could force districts next month to send layoff notices to some 30,000 or more teachers, an increase from the 20,000 to 25,000 teachers who got a notice last year, education and labor officials said Friday.
The notices, required by state law to be sent out by March 15, will advise the tea< BR>
Layoffs continues on A8
Laura Morton / Special to The Chronicle
El Dorado Elementary School Principal Tai Schoeman says the newest teachers are always hit the hardest. At least half of the teachers at the S.F. school expect pink slips by March 15.Article Continued Below
See LAYOFFS on Page A08
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