March 24, 2011

NYC Mayor Bloomberg Proposes Laying Off 4,666 Teachers

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg proposed a $65.6 billion budget that includes millions of dollars in cuts to social services, thousands of teacher layoffs.  The mayor proposed laying off 4,666 teachers and cutting another 1,500 jobs through attrition. Those losses represent roughly one out of every 12 teachers in the nation’s largest public school system.  The cuts will close a deficit of $4.58 billion without proposing any tax increase for New Yorkers.  However, Bloomberg’s […]