246 custodians lose their jobs
April 10, 2009
MEMPHIS, TN — The Memphis City School Board approved an $875 million budget for the entire district, which means 246 custodians will lose their jobs, according to WPTY-TV.
The Memphis City School District hopes to save $2.83 million from the 346 total layoffs, the story stated.
Many argued against the cuts, but when facing severe budget deficits, job cuts are a necessity, the story noted.
The district still needs to come up with another $1 million to cover operating costs, but claims there will be no other layoffs, the story added.
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