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Philadelphia to Lay Off Almost 4,000 Public School Employees

Philadelphia to Lay Off Almost 4,000 Public School Employees

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CBS Philadelphia: There’s a pink slip in the mail for about one out of every five Philadelphia school district employees.

The district is sending out 3,783 layoff notices to assistant principals, teachers, counselors, noontime aides and others. Superintendent Dr. William Hite says the layoffs will save the district $215 million toward its $300 million shortfall.

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