NEWARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — More than 100 employees have been laid off in the Newark Public School system, according to a published report.
The layoffs affected 129 supervisory positions – chairpersons who oversee departments such as mathematics, athletics and world languages, the Star-Ledger reported Sunday.READ MORE: 2-Year-Old Shot In Head In Newark Survives Emergency Surgery, Family Says; Police Looking For Suspects
The layoff announcement was made on Saturday.READ MORE: Group Marches Across Manhattan Bridge To Protest Shooting Death Of Daunte Wright In Minnesota
A schools representative told the newspaper the layoffs are expected to take effect July 1, but some of the administrators will be rehired to fill different positions.
Cost savings from the layoffs are said to be about $15 million, the newspaper reported.MORE NEWS: Hundreds Gather At Police Dept. In Minneapolis Suburb For 2nd Night Of Daunte Wright Protests
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