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Spokane School District: Hundreds Of Layoffs Are Possible, Public Forum Tonight

SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Public Schools plans to answer some tough questions tonight at their "Educating Spokane" forum. The forum is coming on the heels of a major announcement by district leaders who sent out 238 layoff notices last week to help offset a massive budget shortfall. The potential cuts are considered to be worst case scenario, but if finalized Spokane Public Schools will lose hundreds of teachers, counselors, special education employees and countless others.

Tonight's forum, airing on KSPS at 7pm, encourages all community members to call in and get their questions answered during the district's live hour-long show. The School Board President Sue Chapin and directors Garret Daggett and Rocky Treppiedi will join Superintendent Nancy Stowell to answer questions from the public.

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