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Accession Number PB2013-105258
Title Teacher Jobs at Risk.
Publication Date Oct 2011
Media Count 14p
Personal Author N/A
Abstract Americas education system has always been one of our greatest sources of strength and global economic competitiveness, as well as the engine of incredible progress in science, technology and the arts. We cannot expect to train our children for the high-skilled jobs of today, or for the opportunities of the future, without investments in a world-class education system. But the severe recession from which we are still recovering has caused serious budget problems for many state and local governments, which fund the vast majority of the costs of public elementary through high school education. What this means is that school districts have been forced to make difficult decisions. Over the past twelve months, despite private-sector job growth of 1.7 million, local governments have reduced the number of teachers and education personnel they employ by nearly 200,000 people, about two thirds of all local government job losses during this period.
Keywords Economic conditions
Elementary education
High school education
Job losses
Job stability

Source Agency The White House Office
NTIS Subject Category 92D - Education, Law, & Humanities
70D - Personnel Management, Labor Relations & Manpower Studies
Corporate Author Executive Office of the President, Washington, DC. The White House Office.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1311
Contract Number N/A

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