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Superintendent Terry Dade defends his proposed mid-year teacher layoffs

Dec 17, 2019

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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.