Chicago reduces teaching positions by 1,700

08/4/2013 | Chicago Sun-Times (free registration)

The Chicago Teachers Union is reporting that the district has shed 1,700 positions of teachers, of which 19% taught arts, physical education and served in school libraries. Union officials say that, as a result, 98 art programs in the district will be reduced -- or eliminated -- and students' education will be disrupted. District spokeswoman Becky Carroll said some layoffs resulted from enrollment, while student-based budgets have resulted in principals hiring "whatever positions they determine are needed for their school."

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