The District 87 School Board has approved issuing annual Reduction In Force notices to eight people. It's part of what has become an annual exercise for many school districts who are legally required to issue layoff notices if they are to avoid guaranteeing a job for the fall.
Often those people end up getting called back and do not lose their jobs. But, the surprise is not the fact of the RIF notices, but that there are so few for Bloomington Schools. Charlie Schlenker explores what went into the calculation with Superintendent Barry Reilly.