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Hundreds Laid Off As Yonkers Schools Face Crippling Budget Crunch

There’s high anxiety in New York’s fourth largest city, as Yonkers schools face crushing program cuts in a faceoff between the city and its teachers union.


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More Than 700 Yonkers School Employees Handed Pink Slips

Yonkers public schools played host to a pink slip blizzard on Friday, with 700 employees losing their jobs. The district made the cuts in the face of a $42 million budget gap.


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Schools Will Bear Brunt Of Yonkers Budget Woes

Major layoffs are looming in New York’s fourth largest city. Yonkers is facing yet another budget crisis, with schools enduring much of the pain.