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Statement On Teacher Re-Hiring

Statement from Marions United President Nancy Noonan:

"We're very thankful and grateful that many teachers laid off less than two months ago have their jobs back. However, the fact that these jobs were only made possible due to a high number of retirements and resignations should clearly demonstrate that our schools remain in a dangerous and unsustainable position.

"The truth remains: the Marion County School Board must develop a long term solution that increases community investment in our schools. Anything less is a disservice to our students, our teachers, and our community."

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Statement On Passage Of 2013-14 Staffing Plan

Statement from Marions United President Nancy Noonan:

“It’s a sad day for Marion County when our community loses 261 school employees, including all 160 first year teachers. These layoffs, combined with the creation of 100 so-called ‘permanent substitutes’ do great damage to the quality of education our students receive, and our community’s reputation.

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A Community Force: Local Group Aims To Obtain, Hold Onto Funding For Teachers

A new local organization was born out of frustration over a statewide funding crisis that threatened to gut educational programs and undermine the state’s future.

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