Most U.S. school districts expected to cut jobs next year

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NEW YORK ( — More than 80 percent of U.S. school districts are expected to eliminate jobs and more than half will likely freeze hiring during the upcoming school year, an education organization said Tuesday.

Based on a survey of school administrators from 49 states, a total of 275,000 education jobs are expected to be cut in 2011, according to the American Association of School Administrators.

Full story: Most school districts to cut jobs, freeze hiring next year – May. 4, 2010