NEW YORK (WCBS 880) – Cut costs, not teachers. That’s the message of City Council.'Moulin Rouge! The Musical' Wins Big As Broadway Celebrates The 74th Annual Tony Awards
She says she’s identified $75 million in cuts the Department of Education can make to help keep teachers in the classroom.
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“We proposed things like cutting back on teacher recruitment, which really doesn’t make a lot of sense since we’re contemplating layoffs,” said Quinn. “Cutting back on outside contracts towards professional development, not a terrible thing to do but not as critical as having teachers in the classroom.”
Quinn says the mayor doesn’t want to lay off teachers adding, “Our job is to present options to prevent that.”MORE NEWS: Woman Accused Of Telling Black Couple At Brooklyn Dog Park, 'Stay In Your Hood'
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