Monroe schools considers informational-only layoffs

MONROE, MI (WTOL) - The Monroe Public School Board is discussing the possibility of issuing layoff notices to all 343 teachers and 21 administrators in the district.

District leaders say they have no plans of actually letting all the workers go, but they wanted to make them all aware of the possibility.

They say they are looking at the possibility of $5.5 million in cuts for next school year.

A decision on cuts is expected to come during an April 12 meeting by the board.