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Why Did HISD Board Postpone Layoff Vote?

The district’s facing a significant budget shortfall, and layoffs have been expected to help address it. Shelby Webb from the Houston Chronicle brings us the latest on the situation.

The HISD Board of Education is postponing a vote tied to layoffs. It’s one of several developments that came out of Thursday night’s meeting. 

The district’s facing a significant budget shortfall, and layoffs have been expected to help address it.

Shelby Webb from the Houston Chronicle joins Houston Matters to explain why the board postponed the vote and to detail what parents and staff have been saying about the challenges the district faces.

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