WOSU News Archives For: January 13, 2004

Columbus School officials: 1300 layoffs possible

13, 2004

Columbus Public School officials say an $85 million deficit could mean some 1,300 employees, including teachers, may lose their jobs next year. District leaders say the shortfall comes from a variety of factors, among them a loss in tax revenue and an increase in charter schools—which the district is required to fund.