Hempstead SD to eliminate over a dozen staffers

The school board met Tuesday to talk about cutting staffers to balance the budget.

The school board met Tuesday to talk about cutting staffers to balance the budget.

The school board met Tuesday to talk about cutting staffers to balance the budget. (7/22/16)

HEMPSTEAD - The Hempstead School District has announced that it will eliminate over a dozen staffers. 

The school board met Tuesday to talk about cutting staffers to balance the budget. 

According to Newsday, the district will slash 18 positions including English as a second language, music, teachers and special education teachers. 

Hempstead decided to reduce spending even though a flood of child immigrants has enrolled. 

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