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Providence Teacher Layoffs

Simone Landon

Detroit's Mass Teacher Layoffs May Prove Bellwether For Education Reform Nationwide | Simone Landon | Posted 06.19.2011 | Education

When districtwide layoff notices hit every one of Detroit Public Schools’ 5,466 unionized employees late last week, an American Federation of Teache...

After Warning All Teachers They Might Be Fired, Providence Mayor Announces Which 4 Schools Will Close

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Providence Mayor Angel Taveras proposed closing four schools and eliminating up to 70 teaching positions Monday, the latest c...

School Board Votes To Send Termination Letter To Every Single Teacher

AP | MICHELLE R. SMITH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The mayor insisted Friday that the vast majority of Providence teachers wouldn't lose their jobs even though the school distr...

Providence Officials Fire ALL The City's Teachers -- Just In Case?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

Providence, R.I., officials have issued pink slips to every single public school teacher in the city -- all 1,926. They aren't all going to be fired,...