Battle Creek area schools cut teachers, but maintain experience

7:07 am
Mon September 30, 2013

Battle Creek area schools cut teachers, but maintain experience

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Older, more experienced teachers were spared from reductions
Area schools cut a 10th of their teaching staff over the past six years but retained their most experienced and well-educated instructors. Last school year, the 26 area school districts employed a combined 2,385 teachers, according to recently released state data.