September 04, 2002 1 min read

20 years ago...

[Sept. 8, 1982]

  • Teachers’ unions predict a record number of teacher layoffs—up to 55,000— because of enrollment declines and federal-aid cuts. An independent survey, however, puts the figure at 6,500.

  • The superintendent of the Fayette County, Ky., schools shuts down an arcade at Tates Creek High School that had featured the popular video games Pac-Man and Donkey Kong.

10 years ago...

[Sept. 9, 1992]