With 362 pink slips for San Francisco teachers in the mail, Mayor Gavin Newsom vowed today to give schools $23 million from the city's Rainy Day fund, doubling the amount he previously promised.To read the full story, click here.
The district sent the layoff notices Monday by certified mail. School officials said the money would help save nearly 300 jobs, if not more.
The Board of Supervisors is expected to also support the allocation.
Once the district gets that in writing, it can rescind most if not all those pink slips, said school Superintendent Carlos Garcia. "We're really concerned about the impact it has on morale."
Tuesday, March 10, 2009
S.F. Schools Glad It's Raining!
San Francisco public schools will get more rainy day funds. Read about it in the Chronicle: