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Broke Chicago Public School System Lays Off 356 Teachers

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ERIC OWENS
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Officials with the perpetually insolvent Chicago Public School system laid off 356 teachers and nearly 600 school support staffers this week.

The teachers and other employees received their pink slips from the taxpayer-funded school district on Monday, reports the Chicago Sun-Times.

Chicago’s elementary schools will have 240 fewer teachers this fall. Second City high schools will have 116 fewer teachers.

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