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January 29, 2009

Cuts May Lead to Layoffs for 15,000 NYC Teachers

Thousands of New York City teachers may be forced to learn a harsh lesson in economics, if the state and city decide to follow through with proposed education budget cuts.

Chancellor Joel Klein told state lawmakers that some 15,000 jobs may be lost if proposed cuts — $700 million in state aid and a $500 million in city funding — slash the education budget.

Source: 1010 WINS

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