Michael Bloomberg

Schools on chopping block

Posted by Howard Koplowitz in City Offices, Mayor on February 24, 2011 | No Comments

Mayor Michael Bloomberg has unveiled his $65.6 billion budget for the upcoming fiscal year, which proposes no tax increases but calls for more than 4,600 teachers to lose their jobs due to layoffs. The mayor’s spending plan also relies on the state to give the city $600 million in aid to be balanced, but it [...]