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Parents, teachers and students rally against New York City school cuts
Education advocates – including students, parents and teachers – gathered outside of New York City Hall to rally against the City Council’s decision to decrease the public school budget by around $215 million.
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NYC schools budget protest
The City Council was set to vote on a budget that would shave about $215 million from the Department of Education. That has sparked protests.
Families protest $215M or more in NYC education budget cuts
A $215 million cut to the Department of Education’s budget is anticipated because of declining enrollment at New York City public schools, officials said. Parents, teachers and students protested on Monday.
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