Stimulus means no layoffs for Enterprise schools

Five million dollars in federal stimulus monies over the next two years will ensure no teacher layoffs' in one of the largest Wiregrass school districts'.

Friday in a special called meeting of the Enterprise City School System Superintendent Dr. Jim Reese discussed job transfers and personel hires for the upcoming year.

The new federal money along with the passage of a state education budget is all good news for Enterprise.

It ensures they’ll be “no” layoffs in the district which employs more than seven-hundred people.

“Fortunate to get a good state education budget passed and the stimulus monies as well will enhance the system significant," says Dr. Reese.

Earlier this year, Dr. Reese feared that a state budget shortfall would result in possibly the loss of 30 or more teaching positions.

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