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Baltimore school officials: too late to avert layoffs

Baltimore school officials: too late to avert layoffs

As Baltimore City Council members consider ways to divert more money to city schools, district officials said Tuesday it's too late to prevent layoffs for as many as 300 teachers and administrators.

School district officials told members of the City Council on Tuesday they're bound to notify affected personnel in two weeks, leaving no time to stop the impending layoffs.

Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young has proposed redirecting $10 million from the police department to the school district.

"How would that affect the 300 staff members?" he asked during a meeting of the council's budget and appropriations committee.

"We might be...

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