Teachers Cut at Chicago Schools (Listed by District)
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Many area school districts are sending pink slips now to prepare for 2010-11 budgets. Specific layoffs are listed below when possible, followed by a dollar value of total cuts, including programs.
Arlington Heights School District 25 LAYOFFS: 6.5 teachers, 4.5 teaching assistants and 1 central office secretary for a savings of $464,300.
Barrington School District 220 15.3 teachers; 2 custodians; 3 special education classroom aides. Approved $2.4 million total cuts.
Downers Grove Community High School District 99 5 full-time teachers, 2 counselors, 2 special services staff. 29 teachers who are retiring will not be replaced. District still needs to find another $300,000 in savings.
Downers Grove Grade School District 58 Some teaching positions expected to be cut as part of $1.5 million to $2 million in total cuts. Pink slips were sent to 50 certified and 50 non-certified staff members, but district expects most will be hired back. Board will discuss budget issues April 26.
Elgin U-46 School District 732 teachers; 347 administrators, support staff, maintenance workers and guidance counselors. Approved a total $30 million in cuts.
Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 24 teachers; 4 secretaries; 1 parent coordinator; 1 custodian. Approved $2.9 million in cuts.
Evanston-Skokie School District 65 29 non-tenured teachers. Approved $1.6 million in cuts, but will need more to narrow deficit estimated at between $2.7 million and $5.8 million. Board finance committee meets May 10.
Evanston Township High School District 202 1 teacher; 1 administrator; 2-3 teacher aides; will not replace 6 retiring teachers; will downsize an administrative position. Proposed cuts totaling $1.6 million, to be decided in late summer.
Glenbard High School District 87 18 teachers, 5.2 support staff, 1.3 administrators. Approved $4.5 million in total cuts.
Glen Ellyn District 41 15 teachers, 4 administrators, 1 support staff. Approved $3 million in total cuts.
Glen Ellyn-Wheaton Community Consolidated School District 89 6 part-time and 1 full-time teacher and 19 support staff/aides. In addition, 4 secretaries’ hours were reduced and 7.2 part-time and full-time positions were eliminated through attrition and retirements. Approved $600,000 in total cuts.
Glenview Community Consolidated School District 34 1 curriculum facilitator and 3 support staff. Approved $250,000 in cuts.
Des Plaines Community Consolidated School District 62 12 teachers. Approved $450,000 in cuts.
Lincoln-Way High School District 210, New Lenox and Frankfort May reduce clerical staff, administrators, deans and coaching staff as part of a proposed $2.9 million in cuts.
Northbrook School District 27 9 teachers, 4 administrative support staff. Approved cuts of $900,000.
North Shore School District 112, Highland Park 3.4 central administration and support positions; 5 technology coaches; 11 paraprofessionals; 2.6 clerical positions. Proposed $1.9 million cuts. Board votes April 6.
Lombard School District 44 1 teacher and 2 teacher’s aides laid off; 4 other teachers and 1 administrative assistant will retire and not be replaced. Approved total saving of $463,000.
Maine Township High School District 207, Park Ridge 70 non-tenured and 5 tenured teachers; 7 administrative positions; 11 custodian and maintenance; 13.5 secretary and clerical; two technology and data processing, 16.5 safety monitors; and 11 teaching assistants. Approved $15 million cuts.
Indian Prairie School District 204, Naperville/Aurora 55 elementary teachers; 65 secondary teachers; 25 jobs in special education and preschool; 5.5 administrators; 13.5 central office staff; still determining number of teaching aides to eliminate. Approved $21.4 million in cuts.