No Choice in Teacher Layoffs

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Mar 7, 1:00 AM

Arts teachers becoming endangered species

City schools are already down 135 arts teachers - even before the massive layoffs projected for next year, Education Department data show. Now an additional 356 arts teachers risk pink slips as part of the proposed layoff of 4,600 teachers citywide. Future layoffs could lead to the loss of even more "high-quality teachers" because of the last in, first out layoff rules

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