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City Council Officials Working To Prevent NYC Teacher Layoffs

Speaker Christine Quinn says she will do everything in her power to prevent teacher layoffs planned by the Bloomberg administration.


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NYC Lawmakers Rally At City Hall To Protest Teacher Layoffs

Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s proposed teacher layoffs has caused a stir among New York City lawmakers, teachers and parents.


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Levittown Issues Layoff Notices To 108 School Teachers In District

The district contends that there wouldn’t be as many layoffs if the teachers union would agree to more salary freezes. However, the union said it has already made enough concessions.


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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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Incoming NYC Schools Chancellor Walcott Seeks To Ease Tensions

New York City’s incoming schools chancellor calls the tone of debate surrounding teacher layoffs, standardized testing and charter schools “poisonous.”


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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.


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Mayor: ‘We Have To Lay Off Teachers Right Now’

Mayor Bloomberg says the clock is ticking and the City needs to hand out layoff notices for teachers soon.


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Bloomberg, Cuomo Will Work Together On Teacher Seniority

Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New York City Mayor Bloomberg, a day after their public clash over a teacher evaluation system to determine layoffs, said Thursday they are now working together.


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Study Predicts 3,300 Teacher Layoffs On L.I.

Teacher jobs on Long Island may be in jeopardy after a new study estimated more than 3,300 layoffs over the next two years.


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Mayor Bloomberg Wants Teacher Seniority Rules Changed

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is warning that unless teacher seniority rules are changed, the city could have to lay off nearly every teacher hired in the last five years.