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Seniority-Based Layoffs Will Exacerbate Job Loss in Public Education

Marguerite Roza

February 2009

In this Rapid Response brief, published by Center on Reinventing Public Education, Marguerite Roza details why K-12 school districts that lay off personnel according to seniority cause disproportionate damage to their programs and students than if layoffs were determined on a seniority-neutral basis.