about teacher recall aid
will get $27.6 million of federal money to recall laid-off
public school teachers or prevent further layoffs. But, although
the new academic year has started, districts are still awaiting
word on how much they will receive. Ron Gough, spokesman for the
state Department of Education, told Delaforum that it hasn't yet
been decided which of two possible methods for apportioning the
money -- using the federal
'Title 1' formula or the primary state formula -- will be used.
Either way, he said, it will be left to the districts to decide
how they will use the money within guidelines established in the
$26 billion public-employees jobs bill enacted in August.
Superintendent Mark Holodick said the Brandywine district
expects to know within two weeks how it will benefit from the