RIF Study

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                                   Contact: David Brenna

                                                                               360-725-6238 david.brenna@k12.wa.us

Olympia, Washington – November 24, 2009

The Professional Educator Standards Board released the results of a study of teachers subjected to Reduction in Force (RIF) due to the current economic crisis. Budget reduction is the 2009 Legislative session resulted to RIF notices going to XXXX teachers, state-wide. The study required districts to submit information about the number of RIF teachers who were subsequently offered contracts or did not return to work.