Home Teacher News Frustrated Families Protest School Budget Cuts, Teacher Layoffs

Protest outside Vegas Verdes Elementary School
Protest outside Vegas Verdes Elementary School

Protest outside Vegas Verdes Elementary School

Approximately 100 parents and students protested outside a Las Vegas area school due to looming budget cuts and teacher layoffs.  The school district lost a arbitration ruling that says that it cannot freeze the teacher’s salaries.  15 of 47 teachers recently resigned due to what they considered “harsh” evaluations.  For up-to-date news accounts of this story, photos and to post a comment, please access the links below:

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05/07/2012 – Frustrated families protest school budget cuts, teacher layoffs

05/07/2012 – Teachers gather to protest possible layoffs

05/07/2012 – Community members rally against teacher layoffs

05/07/2012 – Parents at Vegas Verdes Elementary to Rally Against Teacher Layoffs and Larger Classes

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