Re: Lay-Offs in East TN?

    On 1/31/10, Marianne wrote:
    > 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.

    Thank you so much for the information! I guess I can ony hope
    that the state of education and the economy both improve before
    I move to TN! :