Low-performing schools in Memphis’ turn-around district will experience significant staffing cuts. If all goes as planned, upwards of 59 positions will be cut and restructuring of the district is scheduled for June 30th.
“For me, it seems like cutting any support staff is significant. The children are already coming out of turmoil in the community, with crime often a regular part of their lives, and teachers need help with addressing students’ emotional needs.”
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