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Part-timers, substitutes seeing hours cut
By will Sentell
Louisiana public school superintendents are having to scramble for substitute teachers or offer costly health insurance to part-time workers because of the Affordable Care Act.
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by Charles Lussier
Substitute teachers in East Baton Rouge Parish public schools can’t work more than 29 hours a week these days as part of an effort to avoid having to pay federal penalties, starting in 2015, for not providing health insurance to employees who work more than 30 hours a week.
Despite an insurance money pinch for part-time personnel, and a roughly 10% reduction in personnel over the past few years, the Lincoln Parish School District appears to have ample money for numerous construction projects for the foreseeable future. 114 more words
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BY Elizabeth Crisp
Facing a more than $3 million deficit, Grambling University plans to increase faculty teaching loads while requiring furloughs, provide incentives for 15 faculty members to retire, and possibly even shutter the Grambling Laboratory Schools.