Quality-Blind Layoffs In L.A. Schools Hit Poor Areas Hardest

02/04/2011 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Jason Felch, Jason Song and Doug Smith, Los Angeles Time latimes.com

After the budget ax fell, hundreds of the district's most promising new instructors were laid off. Campuses in poorer areas -- such as Liechty Middle School in the Westlake neighborhood -- were disproportionately hurt.

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