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					                                   NEARLY 15k EDUCATION JOBS CUT DUE TO $500M CUT TO K-12 SCHOOLS


City or School District                             What's Been Cut                                  School     Citation
                                                                                                    Jobs Lost
Addison Community Schools       Eight positions were actually slated for elimination, assistant         6       Daily Telegram, 5/26/11
                                superintendent Steve Guerra said at the last meeting, but one
                                resignation and one retirement reduced the number of teacher
                                layoffs to six.
Adrian Public Schools           Twelve positions are on the chopping block as the Adrian                        Daily Telegram, 3/27/11
                                school board heads into its budget process for 2011-12.                12
Albion Public Schools           Layoffs also are widespread at other public school districts in                 Jackson Citizen Patriot, 6/18/11
                                the Jackson County area. At least 173 employees — including
                                at least 136 teachers — have received layoff notices in area
                                school districts, although some could be called back before the
                                start of the school year.                                              9
Ann Arbor Public Schools        The budget originally included the elimination of high school         62.3      Ann Arbor News, 6/9/11
                                transportation and 70 full-time teacher positions. The final
                                budget passed Wednesday included high school transportation
                                and eliminated 62.3 full-time teacher positions.
Atherton School District        Seven teachers will not return to Atherton School District next         7       Flint Journal, 6/23/11
                                fall following layoffs by the Board of Education.
Bath School District            Under a 2011-12 budget outline approved by the Board of                 6       Lansing State Journal, 5/8/11
                                Education, the district would lay off six teachers and reduce the
                                hours for 10 employees to cope with a projected loss of state
                                aid. The district also plans to reduce curriculum expenses and
                                may not offer choir next school year.
Battle Creek School Districts   Those cuts included 26 teacher layoffs, administrative layoffs,        26       Battle Creek Enquirer, 620/11
                                the closure of W.K. Kellogg Middle School and some program
                                changes.
Bedford School Districts        Approved budget reductions included the elimination of 16              16       Monroe News, 6/24/11
                                teaching positions — the majority coming from the closure of
                                Smith Road Elementary School earlier this month.




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City or School District                            What's Been Cut                                   School     Citation
                                                                                                    Jobs Lost
Bendle School District         Bendle school officials voted Monday to approve the layoffs of           9       Burton News, 5/15/11
                               nine staff members because of enrollment declines and looming
                               budget cuts. Board of Education members voted to lay off six
                               teachers and three social workers. Board Vice President
                               Maureen Holmes and trustee Jeffrey Freeman were absent.

Berkley School District        The Berkley School District Board of Education approved the             45       Huntington Woods - Berkley Patch,
                               layoffs of 45 teachers during its meeting Monday night.                          5/10/11
                               Officials said they expect to call back some of the educators,
                               although just how many will depend on a variety of factors,
                               chief among them the state budget.
Bloomingdale Public Schools    The Bloomingdale Board of Education has eliminated eight full-           9       Kalamazoo Gazette, 5/20/11
                               time teaching positions plus another staff position beginning in
                               the fall.
Boyne City Public Schools      Those cuts primarily will be made in layoffs, to the tune of             3       Petoskey News, 6/29/11
                               about three full-time positions.
Brandywine Community Schools   Jarpe said he doesn’t expect to be able to recall the two                2       Niles Daily Star, 6/20/11
                               remaining high school teachers on layoff status, unless there is
                               a large spike in enrollment at the high school.
Brighton Area Schools          Brighton Area Schools, which already operates in deficit,               50       Livingston County Press, 5/27/11
                               recently approved a plan to lay off 50 teachers and will likely
                               cut another 24-32 positions based on the approved cuts, said
                               Superintendent Greg Gray.
Byron Public Schools           … but Byron Board of Education members Monday laid off six               6       Argus Press, 6/21/11
                               teachers, won’t replace two retiring teachers
Byron Center Schools           The board laid off 18 teachers and two staff members, fewer             18       Grand Rapids Press, 5/18/11
                               than the 30 teachers and 20 support staff called for in an earlier
                               plan.
Cadillac Public Schools        While the cuts were lessened somewhat, they were still deep.           12.5      Cadillac Evening News, 6/21/11
                               They included laying off four and one-half paraprofessionals,
                               eight teachers, custodial/maintenance staff as well as the
                               closing of McKinley Elementary.



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City or School District                               What's Been Cut                                 School     Citation
                                                                                                     Jobs Lost
Cheboygan Area Schools            The Board of Education originally moved that six teachers              6       Cheboygan News, 6/14/11
                                  would be laid off and an additional two would be reduced to
                                  part-time.
Chesaning Public Schools          On Monday night, the Chesaning school board unanimously               25       WJRT, 6/28/11
                                  voted to trim $1.7 million from the budget. As a result of the
                                  budget cuts, 25 school workers will lose their jobs, including
                                  12 teachers and one administrator.
Chippewa Valley School District   With the district trying to plan for a worst case scenario, 345       345      The Voice, 5/27/11
                                  teachers have received layoff notices. In addition to the
                                  uncertainty surrounding state funding, the increasing retirement
                                  rate and an increase in health care costs are also concerns,
                                  Roberts said.
Clawson School District           The Clawson School Board voted Monday night to lay off 15                      Clawson Patch, 4/11/11
                                  teachers effective June 30, citing a loss in federal and state
                                  funding as the key reason for district cuts.                          15
Columbia School District          Layoffs also are widespread at other public school districts in                Jackson Citizen Patriot, 6/18/11
                                  the Jackson County area. At least 173 employees — including
                                  at least 136 teachers — have received layoff notices in area
                                  school districts, although some could be called back before the
                                  start of the school year.                                              8
Comstock Public Schools           Comstock Public Schools has given layoff notices to six of            26       Kalamazoo Gazette, 5/26/11
                                  about 26 employees who will lose their jobs. In an effort to
                                  trim $1.6 million from the 2011-12 budget, three social
                                  workers, one counselor and two assistant principals have
                                  received layoff notices since the administrative team began
                                  reviewing staffing needs and scrutinizing all employee groups
                                  and services April 29.
Concord School District           Concord Community Schools has cut spending by almost $1                6       Jackson Citizen Patriot, 6/3/11
                                  million for the coming school year because of rising employee
                                  costs and the threat of reductions to state aid... Spending cuts
                                  and the savings associated with them include: — Laying off
                                  five teachers and a guidance counselor — $550,000.



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City or School District                            What's Been Cut                                 School     Citation
                                                                                                  Jobs Lost
Davison School District        This year, the district laid off 10 teachers but now has               1
                               recalled nine of them.                                                         Flint Journal, 6/23/11
Dearborn Public Schools        The Dearborn Public Schools Board of Education voted in               48       Arab American News, 6/19/11
                               favor of a plan including 48 teacher layoffs on Monday night
                               from several schools and grades as it prepares to submit a
                               balanced budget by its next meeting on Monday, June 27.

Detroit Public Schools         All 10,000 employees working for the Detroit Public Schools          10,000    Detroit Free Press, 6/17/11
                               are being laid off effective July 29, the last day of summer
                               school, officials confirmed Thursday.
East Jackson School District   The East Jackson School Board appointed a new district leader         14       Jackson Citizen Patriot, 5/12/11
                               — albeit a temporary one — and voted to lay off 14 teachers at
                               a tension-filled special meeting Thursday night.
East Jordan Public Schools     At its regular board meeting Monday night, the East Jordan             6       Petoskey News, 6/22/11
                               School Board approved layoff notices for six employees,
Eaton Rapids Public Schools    It includes a savings of $396,000 from eight teacher lay offs.         8       Lansing State Journal, 6/26/11
                               Superintendent Bill DeFrance said after the meeting that the
                               teachers being laid off will be drawn from various buildings
                               across the district.
Evart Public Schools           Two teachers in Evart are losing their jobs, while others are          2       9&10 News, 6/14/11
                               getting their hours slashed.
Fenton School District         Fifteen teachers will receive pink slips as part of a certified       15       Flint Journal, 6/7/11
                               staff layoff. The Fenton Board of Education unanimously
                               approved the layoffs at Monday's regular meeting.
Flint School District          The Flint School District is eyeing some of its deepest cuts in       463      Flint Journal, 6/16/11
                               recent history as officials work to deliver a balanced budget by
                               the June 30 state deadline. The proposed budget slashes 463
                               people from next year’s payroll.
Flushing School District       Nine Flushing School District employees - six teachers, one            9       Flint Journal, 6/9/11
                               administrator and two paraprofessionals - have been pink-
                               slipped for the 2011-12 school year, school officials said
                               Tuesday.



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City or School District                           What's Been Cut                                 School     Citation
                                                                                                 Jobs Lost
Fowlerville School District   The Fowlerville Consolidated Schools Board of Education                        Lansing State Journal, 5/5/11
                              approved the layoff of 12 instructional staffers and
                              paraprofessionals Tuesday night, and reduced five more full-
                              time instructional positions to part-time posts.                      12
Gaylord Community Schools     The Gaylord Community Schools (GCS) board voted to pink                        Petoskey News, 6/3/11
                              slip 11 1/2 teaching positions at a special meeting Wednesday,
                              the direct result of funding cuts to Michigan schools as
                              approved by state legislators last week.
                                                                                                   11.5
Gladstone School District     During Monday's meeting of the Gladstone Board of                    4.4       Daily Press, 6/22/11
                              Education, members approved an instructional staffing plan for
                              the 2011-12 school year, which included a total reduction of 4.4
                              teaching positions.
Goodrich School District      With 25 teachers pink-slipped, Goodrich School District               25       Flint Journal, 5/31/11
                              officials warned last week that more cuts may be coming to the
                              district soon.
Grass Lake Public Schools     Layoffs also are widespread at other public school districts in        4       Jackson Citizen Patriot, 6/18/11
                              the Jackson County area. At least 173 employees — including
                              at least 136 teachers — have received layoff notices in area
                              school districts, although some could be called back before the
                              start of the school year.
Grosse Point Public Schools   The Grosse Pointe Public School System issued notices to 33           33       Detroit News, 5/16/11
                              — 16 at the elementary level — down from 64 last year.
Grand Rapids Public Schools   About 136 teachers and support staff will be cut, barring state       136      Grand Rapids Press, 6/7/11
                              budget changes.
Grandville Public Schools     Caniff said 35 Grandville staff retired last year, and 17 were         5       Grand Rapids Press, 6/8/11
                              replaced. Now, five of those jobs will be eliminated.
Hart Community Schools        Due to impending state budget cuts, Hart Public Schools               18       Oceana Herald Journal, 6/9/11
                              recently issued pink slips to 18 teachers, and Shelby issued
                              pink slips to 14 teachers.
Hamilton Public Schools       Tension was high as the Hamilton Board of Education, staff,           19       Holland Sentinel, 5/16/11
                              parents and community members discussed laying off 19
                              teachers during Monday night’s board meeting.


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City or School District                                  What's Been Cut                                School     Citation
                                                                                                       Jobs Lost
Hanover-Horton School District    Layoffs also are widespread at other public school districts in          4       Jackson Citizen Patriot, 6/20/11
                                  the Jackson County area. At least 173 employees — including
                                  at least 136 teachers — have received layoff notices in area
                                  school districts, although some could be called back before the
                                  start of the school year.
Hillsdale Community Schools       A total of 28 teachers were issued a formal notice during the           28       Hillsdale Daily News, 5/23/11
                                  May 16 Hillsdale Community Board of Education meeting.
Holland Public Schools            Holland Public Schools will make deep cuts into its workforce           22       Holland Sentinel, 6/20/11
                                  and spend most of its fund balance in order to balance the
                                  budget this coming year. The budget included layoffs of 22 full-
                                  and part-time employees.
Holly Area Schools                After some deliberation, the Holly Area Schools (HAS) Board                      Tri-County Times, 5/25/11
                                  of Education approved the 2011-12 budget, which reduces staff
                                  by 30                                                                   30
Holton School District            The Holton school board has voted to send layoff notices to              4       Muskegon Chronicle, 5/29/11
                                  four elementary school teachers. The notices went to three
                                  general education teachers and one special education teacher,
                                  though it is not certain if they will lose their jobs, Holton
                                  Superintendent Ann Cardon said. The district has 61 teachers,
                                  meaning if all four elementary teachers are laid off, its teaching
                                  staff would decrease by 6.5 percent.
Homer School District             Layoffs also are widespread at other public school districts in          9       Jackson Citizen Patriot, 6/18/11
                                  the Jackson County area. At least 173 employees — including
                                  at least 136 teachers — have received layoff notices in area
                                  school districts, although some could be called back before the
                                  start of the school year.
                                   Board
Houghton-Portage Township Schools The group voted to lay off business education teachers Lisa              4       Mining Gazette, 6/21/11
                                  Collins and Jack Kumpula, as well as teachers' aides Rachel
                                  Lankton and Kathie Richards.




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City or School District                                  What's Been Cut                                 School     Citation
                                                                                                        Jobs Lost
Howell Public Schools              One of the concessions made by teachers in the recently                 26       WHMI, 6/22/11
                                   approved contract with the Howell Public Schools district will
                                   result in the layoff of more than two-dozen full-time positions.
                                   Due to the implementation of a seven-period day in the
                                   upcoming school year, the district will have 26 less full-time
                                   positions.
Jackson School District            The Jackson School Board tonight approved a budget that                 80       Jackson Citizen Patriot, 6/27/11
                                   slices school staffing by the equivalent of 80 full-time positions
                                   to help eliminate $5.1 million in red ink.
Jackson County Intermediate School Layoffs also are widespread at other public school districts in         23       Jackson Citizen Patriot, 6/18/11
District                           the Jackson County area. At least 173 employees — including
                                   at least 136 teachers — have received layoff notices in area
                                   school districts, although some could be called back before the
                                   start of the school year.
Kelloggsville Public Schools                                                                               30       Grand Rapids Press, 6/6/11
                                   The Kelloggsville Public Schools Board of education agreed to
                                   dip into its reserves to the tune of $930,000 Monday to help
                                   cover a projected $2.4 million revenue shortfall. It also called
                                   back 18 teachers of 48 who had been given a layoff notice.
Kentwood School District           Sixty Kentwood teachers will be getting layoff notices this             60       Grand Rapids Press, 6/6/11
                                   week to help the district balance a 2011-2012 budget with an
                                   estimated $5.9 million deficit.
Lakeview School District           Nearly 55 staff members at Lakeview Community Schools                   55       Daily News, 4/13/01
                                   could lose their jobs as the district looks to cut costs.
L'Anse Area Schools Board          Due to budget constraints, the district approved the lay-offs of         4       Mining Gazette, 6/21/11
                                   two teachers (elementary teacher Jessa Maraccini and high
                                   school teacher Molly Semo) and to discontinue two other
                                   positions that would have opened up to new hires
Lansing Community College          Lansing Community College's Board of Trustees was preparing            12.5      Lansing State Journal, 6/21/11
                                   to vote on a budget for the coming year, a budget that would
                                   include tuition increases and layoffs, five full-time employees
                                   and 15 part time.



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City or School District                            What's Been Cut                                 School     Citation
                                                                                                  Jobs Lost
Lansing School District       Those cuts include closing two school buildings - Harley               100      Lansing State Journal, 6/29/11
                              Franks Early Childhood Center and Woodcreek Elementary -
                              and 100 or more layoffs
Lenawee Intermediate School   Budget cuts at the Lenawee Intermediate School District next                    Daily Telegram, 5/15/11
District                      year are slated to affect a wide range of employees, from the
                              superintendent on down… In addition to the cuts already
                              determined, Garno said he expects about 15 layoffs and 18
                              reductions among employees in bargaining units.                        15
Leslie Public Schools         Layoffs also are widespread at other public school districts in        10       Jackson Citizen Patriot, 6/18/11
                              the Jackson County area. At least 173 employees — including
                              at least 136 teachers — have received layoff notices in area
                              school districts, although some could be called back before the
                              start of the school year.
Linden School District        The Linden School District's fund balance may dip below its                     Fenton Press, 6/5/11
                              self-imposed minimum under a proposed budget that aims to
                              save teachers' jobs next year. Board members indicted they are
                              willing - although cautiously - to reduce the district's current
                              8.5 percent fund balance - $2.038 million - to 3 percent next
                              year, if it means saving teachers and keeping class sizes from
                              growing... Board policy stipulates a 5 percent minimum fund
                              balance. To maintain that, the school district would have to lay
                              off five teachers and reduce the athletics budget on top of other
                              cuts.
Livonia School District       The Livonia school board Monday approved layoff notices for            82       Observer & Eccentric, 6/9/11
                              82 teachers, construction bids for building soccer fields on the
                              old Cooper School site and the promotion of Stevenson High
                              School Principal Steven P. Archibald to a central office post.

Lowell Area Schools           Six full-time staffers and a part-time middle-school office            6.5      Grand Rapids Press, 6/13/11
                              assistant were laid off, but board members insisted the cuts
                              were not painless.




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City or School District                             What's Been Cut                                School     Citation
                                                                                                  Jobs Lost
Ludington Area Schools         The school board — in response to funding cuts from the state         24       Ludington Daily News, 6/1/11
                               legislature — approved issuing layoff notices to 24 teachers
                               this morning, but Superintendent Cal De Kuiper said the actual
                               number of teachers laid off may be 13 or 14 and not the full 24.

Manchester Community Schools   The Manchester Community School Board approved the layoff            5.45      Manchester News, 5/10/11
                               of 5.45 teaching positions for the 2011-2012 school year in an
                               effort to make up budget cuts.
Manistique Public Schools      Thirteen teachers have been issued layoff notices from the            13       Daily Press, 6/28/11
                               Manistique Board of Education.

Marshall School District       The Marshall Public Schools Board of Education Monday                 11       Battle Creek Enquirer, 5/10/11
                               unanimously voted to send out layoff notices to 11 employees.

Mattawan School District       All 207 teachers in the Mattawan Consolidated School district         207      Kalamazoo Gazette, 5/17/11
                               will be getting layoff notices in the next two weeks -- though
                               it's unknown whether any actually will be pink-slipped -- in a
                               move to buy time proposed by union leadership and agreed to
                               by the school board.
Michigan Center Schools        Layoffs also are widespread at other public school districts in        4       Jackson Citizen Patriot, 6/18/11
                               the Jackson County area. At least 173 employees — including
                               at least 136 teachers — have received layoff notices in area
                               school districts, although some could be called back before the
                               start of the school year.
Midland Public Schools         The Midland Public Schools Board of Education approved 18             18       Midland Daily News, 6/14/11
                               teacher layoffs and salary adjustments for administrators and
                               other non-affiliated employees, and board members heard
                               details of the 2011-12 budget they will consider on June 27.
Monroe School District         “We have to permanently lay off 19 of our teachers and                19       Evening News, 5/25/11
                               relegate five others from full-time to part-time status due to
                               budget considerations,” said Supt. Randy Monday.



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City or School District                                What's Been Cut                                   School     Citation
                                                                                                        Jobs Lost
Montague School District          Montague schools are considering laying off 18 teachers, about           18       Muskegon Chronicle, 5/29/11
                                  a quarter of its faculty.
Montrose Community Schools        Preparing for the worst, Montrose officials sent out pink slips                   ConnectMidMichigan.com, 5/25/11
                                  to 17 workers, including 11 bus drivers. Under the move,
                                  busing will only remain for special education students and
                                  students that are part of the Genesee Intermediate School
                                  District. This follows the first round of layoff notices issued six
                                  weeks ago, which went to 28 employees including teachers,
                                  secretaries and paraprofessionals.                                       17
Muskegon Public Schools           Muskegon Public Schools issued layoff notices to all of its 800          800      Muskegon Chronicle, 5/29/11
                                  employees, though the actual number of job losses likely will
                                  be much smaller.
Muskegon Heights Public Schools   Muskegon Heights is considering laying off 74 employees,                          Muskegon Chronicle, 5/29/11
                                  including 51 teachers, over the next three years.
Napoleon Public Schools           Napoleon’s school board adopted a budget tonight for the 2011-          10.5      Jackson Citizen Patriot, 6/27/11
                                  2012 school year with about $1.2 million in reductions from
                                  the just-ended school year. The new budget included cuts in
                                  both teaching and support staff. The equivalent of 5.5 teachers
                                  were laid off, in addition to four special education faculty and
                                  one support position.
Niles Community Schools           In an effort to cut $1,172,867 from its budget, Niles                    22       WSBT, 4/20/11
                                  Community Schools Superintendent Richard Weigel announced
                                  the layoff of 22 teachers this week.
North Muskegon Public Schools     North Muskegon issued layoff notices to 17 employees                     17       Muskegon Chronicle, 5/29/11
Northville Public Schools         So far 65 teachers have received pink slip notices.                      65       Northville Patch, 6/18/11
Novi Public Schools               Seventy-five teaching and counseling positions are being                 75       Oakland News, 5/11/11
                                  eliminated in the Novi Community School District.




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City or School District                               What's Been Cut                                    School     Citation
                                                                                                        Jobs Lost
Ontonagon                        School Superintendent Gray Webber witnesses the fight for                  8       Daily Press, 5/31/11
                                 survival daily in Ontonagon, in the far western U.P. He's
                                 struggling to put together a budget for next year in the face of
                                 reduced state aid, rising pension obligations and other costs.
                                 Student enrollment has plummeted. Eight of the 29 teachers
                                 have gotten layoff notices, and program cuts are coming.
Owosso School District           The board unanimously passed an amended proposal that will                         Argus-Leader, 5/24/11
                                 assimilate Washington Elementary students into three other
                                 elementaries, move the Lincoln Alternative program and
                                 administration to the Washington Elementary building and lay
                                 off 121⁄2 teachers.                                                      12.5
Paw Paw                                                                                                             Courier Leader, 6/6/11
                                 Approximately five staff members will receive layoff notices.              5
Perry Public Schools             The district has cut $1.7 million by eliminating 101⁄2 teachers                    Argus-Leader, 6/29/11
                                 in early June                                                            10.5
Pinconning Area Schools          in addition to one teacher layoff that has already occurred,                       Bay City Times, 6/29/11
                                 Kroczaleski said.                                                          1
Pinkney School District          Danosky, among local officials who gave their reaction to the             26       Livingston County Press, 5/27/11
                                 passage of the budget Thursday, said the Pinckney district
                                 would have to cut 26 teacher positions for next school year to
                                 reach a balanced budget by July 1. He said the district, which
                                 cut 19 teacher jobs last year, can't afford to lose those positions,
                                 which means it will go into deficit next school year.

Plymouth-Canton Public Schools   Of the 74 teachers not recalled Tuesday, some 35-40 are                   74       Observer & Eccentric, 6/16/11
District                         expected to be recalled by the end of the month…
Portage Public Schools           Twenty-six teachers in Portage Public Schools will lose their             26       Kalamazoo Gazette, 6/21/11
                                 jobs and four others will see their hours reduced if the Portage
                                 Education Association does not agree to contract concessions,
                                 school of-ficials said Monday.
Port Huron School District       Members of the Port Huron Area School District's Board of                 89       Times Herald, 5/17/11
                                 Education approved laying off 89 teachers in a 5-2 vote.



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City or School District                            What's Been Cut                                  School     Citation
                                                                                                   Jobs Lost
Reeths-Puffer Schools         The elimination of 16 full-time teaching positions as well as           16       Muskegon Chronicle, 6/23/11
                              restructuring administrators' roles will help Reeths-Puffer
                              Schools deal with a projected loss of $2.7 million in revenue
                              next year.
Richmond School District      According to district superintendent Dr. Linda Olson the                4.4      The Voice, 6/1/11
                              instructional staff will be reduced by 4.4 FTEs, or Full Time
                              Equivalents. Most of the reductions will be limited to Lee
                              Elementary and the middle school. Only one part-time position
                              is being cut from the high school.
Quincy Public Schools         Two dozen Quincy school teachers, about a third of the                                                           4/27/11
                              instructors in the district, have been given layoff notices.            24
Rockford School District      Twenty-four Rockford Public Schools (RPS) teachers will soon            24       Rockford Independent, 6/15/11
                              be out of work. The layoffs, effective July 1, were approved
                              with heavy hearts at Monday's regular Board of Education
                              meeting. The breakdown of which teachers were cut is as
                              follows: four elementary school "specials" teachers, reducing
                              music to one hour per week and art to 45 minutes every two
                              weeks; nine elementary school classroom teachers; and 11
                              secondary school classroom teachers.
Royal Oak School District     The Royal Oak Board of Education voted unanimously                      27       Royal Oak Patch, 4/14/11
                              Thursday night on sweeping cuts and revenue enhancements as
                              an answer to an expected nearly $5 million net funding loss if
                              Gov. Rick Snyder’s budget is approved as proposed in
                              February. The cuts include issuing layoff notices to 27 teachers,
                              increasing average class size to 30 students at all grade levels
                              and increasing pay-to-play athletic fees in the district.

Saginaw School District       Faced with looming cuts in state and federal funds, Saginaw             127      Saginaw News, 5/17/11
                              School District leaders are issuing layoff notices to at least 127
                              employees - including 65 teachers and six administrators - to
                              save about $11 million in the fiscal year starting July 1.




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City or School District                             What's Been Cut                                    School     Citation
                                                                                                      Jobs Lost
St. Johns                     Major cuts: Projected layoffs of 15 to 19 teachers; looking for            15       Lansing State Journal, 6/12/11
                              ways to cut transportation costs
Saline School District        The school board also approved sending layoff notices to 68                68       Ann Arbor News, 5/25/11
                              teachers, though officials said that about 50 of those teachers
                              are expected to keep their jobs during the next school year.
Sand Creek Schools            The Sand Creek school board last week approved layoffs and                  2       Daily Telegram, 5/15/11
                              reductions in hours affecting several positions at both of the
                              district’s buildings. Superintendent Steve Laundra said the
                              board approved layoff notices for two full-time teachers at the
                              elementary school level and a one-sixth-time teacher at the
                              high school. In addition, a full-time vacancy created by a
                              resignation will not be filled.
Schoolcraft Public Schools    Four administrators, as well as the six remaining teachers, are            10       Kalamazoo Gazette, 6/25/11
                              still waiting to hear whether their positions will be reinstated.

Shelby Community Schools      Due to impending state budget cuts, Hart Public Schools                    14       Oceana Herald Journal, 6/9/11
                              recently issued pink slips to 18 teachers, and Shelby issued
                              pink slips to 14 teachers
Southgate Public Schools      Fifty-six teachers were given layoff notices Wednesday,                    59       News-Herald, 6/7/11
                              bringing the total to 59. School Supt. David Peden said that
                              while the district has laid off teachers before, this year isn’t like
                              others. “There’s a very real possibility that half of this list
                              won’t come back,” he said.
Sparta School District        The Board of Education gave final approval to a budget that                 9       Grand Rapids Press, 6/29/11
                              includes $1.2 million in reductions and depends on the layoffs
                              of nine teachers.
Springport Public Schools     Layoffs also are widespread at other public school districts in             1       Jackson Citizen Patriot, 6/18/11
                              the Jackson County area. At least 173 employees — including
                              at least 136 teachers — have received layoff notices in area
                              school districts, although some could be called back before the
                              start of the school year.



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City or School District                                  What's Been Cut                                   School     Citation
                                                                                                          Jobs Lost
Swartz Creek Public Schools         The Swartz Creek Board of Education has approved pink slips              16       Flint Journal, 6/2/11
                                    for 16 school district employees. The measure officially
                                    notifies staff members they could be laid off and stems from
                                    uncertainty about state funding and budget cuts, school officials
                                    said.
Tecumseh Public Schools             Nineteen positions are being eliminated in the Tecumseh school           19       Daily Telegram, 6/28/11
                                    district in the 2011-12 budget the Tecumseh Board of
                                    Education approved Monday on unanimous votes.
Traverse City Area Public Schools   TCAPS formally approved next school year's budget, and that              17       9&10 News, 6/27/11
                                    means $5.4 million in cuts. That means cuts to athletics,
                                    transportation and increased class sizes, but staff layoffs are
                                    probably the most devastating; and that means 17 teacher
                                    layoffs.
Trenton School District             Fifty-nine teachers are set to be laid off at the end of the school      59       Times-Herald, 4/12/11
                                    year June 16, and two administrative supervisors will be laid
                                    off June 30, the end of the fiscal year.
Troy School District                The Troy School District laid off 10 teachers.                           10       Detroit News, 5/16/11
Ubly Community School District      Layoff of five teachers, cutting the counselor position by one           12       Huron Daily Tribune, 5/25/11
                                    week per year, layoff of five paraprofessionals, layoff of school
                                    nurse and removal of the safety patrol adviser salary.
Utica Public Schools                The district, the second-largest in the state with about 30,000          125      Detroit News, 6/15/11
                                    students, will also eliminate 125 positions from teaching
                                    support to administrative jobs to help make up a $30 million
                                    shortfall.
Van Buren School District           Proposed cuts to 29 teachers, reductions in athletic programs            42       The View, 6/29/11
                                    and staffing and additional layoffs to 13 support staff members
                                    were approved with the budget which is due to the state on
                                    Thursday. Those cuts totaled around $2.3 million.




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City or School District                                 What's Been Cut                                    School     Citation
                                                                                                          Jobs Lost
Vandercook Lake Public Schools     Layoffs also are widespread at other public school districts in           2.5      Jackson Citizen Patriot, 6/18/11
                                   the Jackson County area. At least 173 employees — including
                                   at least 136 teachers — have received layoff notices in area
                                   school districts, although some could be called back before the
                                   start of the school year.
Walled Lake Consolidated School    The Walled Lake Consolidated School District laid off a                   242      Detroit News, 5/16/11
District                           quarter of its teaching staff, 242, this spring, up from 196 last
                                   year.
Waverly School District            Pink slips have gone out to Waverly teachers as part of a plan            16       Lansing State Journal, 5/8/11
                                   to help fill a $3.7 million deficit in the district's budget for the
                                   next school year. Fifteen full-time and two part-time certified
                                   staff have received lay-off notices and five more will have their
                                   schedules reduced, according to assistant superintendent
                                   Jacklin Blodgett.
Wayland Public Schools             In May, the district sent layoff notices to 15 teachers.                  15       Grand Rapids Press, 6/24/11
West Branch - Rose City Schools    Six employees — one high school counselor, one district social             6       The Herald, 5/16/11
                                   worker, a Surline Middle School special education teacher, a
                                   Rose City Middle School teacher, a Rose City Elementary
                                   second-grade teacher and the NJROTC chief — were all
                                   approved to be laid off by the board.
West Bloomfield School District    The West Bloomfield Schools Board of Education has                                 SpinalColumn.com, 5/10/11
                                   announced the layoff of 21 teachers for the upcoming 2011-12
                                   school year.                                                              21
West Ottawa                        Seventeen West Ottawa Public Schools teachers are out of a job                     Grand Rapids Press, 6/20/11
                                   after the school board Monday approved their layoffs as part of
                                   an effort to save the district $1.89 million in next year’s budget.
                                   The school board also laid off 13 support employees…
                                                                                                             30
Whittemore-Prescott Area Schools   Positions laid off included six elementary teachers, two middle           10       Ogemaw County Herald, 6/13/11
                                   school teachers, one high school teacher and the district’s
                                   mechanical helper Dave Merrill.



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City or School District                           What's Been Cut                               School     Citation
                                                                                               Jobs Lost
Wyandotte School District     The school district is bracing for what could be substantial        25       Times-Herald, 4/12/11
                              budget cuts by sending layoff notices to 25 teachers.
Wyoming School District       Also decided at Monday night's meeting was that about 15            15       WWMT, 6/27/11
                              teachers could face layoffs due to declining enrollment.
Zeeland Public Schools        The cuts likely would include the layoff of 12 to 15 teachers,               Holland Sentinel, 5/16/11
                              reduction in support staff, all operations, transportation and
                              classroom paraprofessionals.                                        12


                                                               Total Education Jobs Cut:       14841.55




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