LA to Warn 5,200 Teachers of Layoffs

In California, the Los Angeles public school board is preparing to warn teachers of massive layoffs amidst a $640 million budget shortfall. On Tuesday, the Los Angeles Unified School District voted to send notices of possible layoffs to up to 5,200 teachers.

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