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Thursday, May 26, 2011 - 4:38am

HISD slashes teachers from payroll, but posts teacher job openings

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; in April, some 700 teachers in the Houston Independent School District lost their jobs next year as part of severe budget cuts statewide.

In a move troubling the teachers' union, HISD has posted more than 200 job openings for teachers — despite the layoffs.

HISD, unlike most districts, gives principals the power to decide which employees to fire and which to hire.

To read more on this story, head to The Houston Chronicle's website: http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/metropolitan/7581676.html

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