Report: School District of Philadelphia to cut 90 per-diem police officers

    With a $61 million budget gap, cuts to the School District of Philadelphia are to be expected.

    The Inquirer reports some of those cuts will come today when the district lays off 90 police officers and a handful of regional administrators.
    Michael Lodise, head of the school police officers union, says he’s already making preparations, though no official announcement has been made about the cuts.

    The officers expected to be laid off are per-diem workers who don’t receive benefits.

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