Fresno Unified Leader in Washington D.C.

March 16, 2009 12:00:00 AM PDT
Fresno Unified Superintendent Michael Hanson is in Washington D.C. Monday morning meeting with the U.S. Education Secretary.Hanson traveled to the nation's capitol as part of the Council of the Great City Schools, a coalition of the 66 largest public school systems.

Their meeting to try and clarify how much money school districts will get from the federal stimulus package. As many as 26,000 teachers here in California are at risk of getting layoff notices.

Fresno Unified has been spared and no pink slips have been given out.

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