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NYC Budget Cuts 6,000

By The Associated Press — May 17, 2011 1 min read
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Mayor Michael Bloomberg unveiled what he called a “budget full of difficult decisions” that includes cutting more than 6,000 teachers. United Federation of Teachers President Michael Mulgrew criticized the move, noting that the layoffs come “despite increased state aid, hundreds of millions in new revenues and a surplus that has grown to more than $3.2 billion.”

A version of this article appeared in the May 18, 2011 edition of Education Week as NYC Budget Cuts 6,000

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