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Superintendent Terry Dade defends his proposed mid-year teacher layoffs

James Brown/WXXI News

After weeks of protests by students and teachers, the Rochester Board of Education is scheduled to vote Thursday night on a plan to eliminate more than 150 teaching positions in the City School District. 

The mid-year job cuts are part of Superintendent Terry Dade's plans to bridge a nearly $65 million budget gap.

Click on the LISTEN link above to hear an interview with Dade on his controversial proposal.

Beth Adams joined WXXI as host of Morning Edition in 2012 after a more than two-decade radio career. She was the longtime host of the WHAM Morning News in Rochester. Her career also took her from radio stations in Elmira, New York, to Miami, Florida.
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