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Washtenaw Education News roundup, from teacher retirements to laid off school librarians

Here are a few of the top stories about educational issues in Washtenaw County, as reported by area media:

Ann Arbor school board approves agreement with teachers union that will save district $5.3M

AnnArbor.com reports that an agreement between the teachers union and the district's administration will guarantee no layoffs for the 2010-2011 school year while still saving the school district money. The Ann Arbor Journal also covered the development. Last year, the Ann Arbor teacher's union agreed to the first wage freeze in bargaining history.

Schools Tighten Budgets, Layoff Librarians

Ann Arbor Public Radio (WUOM) reports that schools across the state are laying off librarians due to budget cuts.

Twenty teachers retire from Dexter

The Dexter Leader reports that early retirements in the district means that 20 out of 24 teachers who received layoff notices will be recalled.

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