10,000 Detroit Public Schools Employees to get layoff notices
10,000 Detroit Public Schools Employees are being laid off from July 29, the last day of summer school, to allow maximum flexibility for staffing, in light of budget deficit, as informed by DPS spokesman Steve Wasko. It is not known, how many of them will be recalled and when, as the schools re-open in September.
With the necessary sense of loss over being laid off, we find ourselves in sinking sands. We took our situation for granted, found comfort in its regularity, and now that we are down and out, we might lack the skills to confidently face the challenge before us, that of finding a new job. Perhaps you wear your friends out with the request for assurance, hearing their advice but not taking it; perhaps you pull away from your friends and keep your feelings to yourself. Either way, the best advice is that which we already know, and recognize as deep: life is a struggle, and we do best to keep on fighting. Worry, after all, accomplishes little, and worrying about worry even less: how to control this? How to prepare [...]