Re: Lay-Offs in East TN?

    On 1/31/10, SouthFLTeacher wrote:
    > I am wondering if East Tennessee is having issues with
    > having to lay off teachers. I know that school budgets are
    > getting slashed across the country, but Florida is laying
    > teachers off every year. Last year, my county laid off 400
    > teachers. Is East TN experiencing lay offs as well? A
    > friend of mine was laid off in Asheville, NC last year, so
    > I am wondering if TN is the same way. Thank you so much for
    > the input!!

    Yes, many got laid off and they had few hires. The budgets are
    cut here too. It depends on the teachers they need. They hired
    some, but the numbers were unreal. I think there were 6 jobs
    open and over 1,000 applicants.