“LIFO” stands for “Last In, First Out“; the acronym (in this case) refers to rules which determine which teachers get laid off, and in what order, based on seniority.
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Coolidge High School students sit in small groups as they prep for their Advanced Placement U.S. history exam. They’ll be expected to write essays on the materials they’ve learned. “How or why did the anti-slavery movement become more radical during … Read More
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