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777 New York City Schools Workers Will Lose Jobs In Biggest Layoff Under Mayor

School Layoffs

First Posted: 08/24/11 10:13 AM ET Updated: 10/24/11 06:12 AM ET

The New York Times:

Nearly 780 employees of the New York City Education Department will lose their jobs by October, in the largest layoff at a single agency since Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg took office in 2002.

The layoffs are a direct consequence of budget cuts to schools, which have occurred in each of the last four years, forcing principals to make tough decisions about what and whom to do without.

Read the whole story: The New York Times

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