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500 Teachers Jobs Saved in LAUSD

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Thousands of teachers are still going to lose their job at the end of the month, but at least 500 of them are saved. "Many of the teachers who were at risk of losing their jobs, as well as their supporters, camped out overnight at LAUSD headquarters in downtown L.A. to protest the proposed layoffs," says CBS2, who received the layoff information from LAUSD Superintendent Ramon Cortines exclusively.

Still, a $700 million deficit looms over the administrator's head and his solution is jettisoning teachers, among other things. That's prompted various protests, including a hunger strike.