From Missouri Digital News: https://mdn.org
More than 1,700 jobs in public schools eliminated
October 2, 2003
By: Josh Hinkle
State Capital Bureau
You're not alone if your child's favorite teacher has been laid off this year.. Josh Hinkle has more on the impact of budget cuts in public schools.
The state Department of Education reports at least 1,700 certificated jobs in public schools disappeared this school year.
Department spokesperson Jim Morris says the findings came from a survey sent to all state superintendents.