Harsh realities: Who's been cut
Between 2011 and what's projected for 2012-13, the District will have cut almost 4,000 employees, or 16.3 percent of its workforce.
In two years, the District will have eliminated 1,486 teaching positions, 369 counselors and student advisers, 144 secretaries, 101 nurses, 407 supportive service assistants, 166 custodians and building engineers, 46 principals and assistant principals, 23 school police officers, 329 noontime aides, and 771 other mostly non-represented employees, including central office administrators.
Major cuts to take effect next year include 97 counselors, 102 supportive service assistants, 80 teachers, and 53 other mostly non-represented employees, including administrators.
-Source: School District of Philadelphia Budget in Brief