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Amityville school board formally eliminate approximately 13 positions

News 12 has learned the agenda for the meeting includes discussing cutting 13 more positions in the district.

Caroline Flynn and Kevin Vesey

May 30, 2024, 9:42 AM

Updated 21 days ago

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The Amityville school board voted Thursday to formally eliminate approximately 13 positions. The cuts included elementary teachers, teaching assistant and monitors.
The latest round of layoffs are part of a previously announced plan to save $2.8 million, according to Amityville school districts officials.
Other Long Island school districts are also making difficult decisions to make ends meet.
The West Babylon School District is spending nearly $2 million in reserves.
The Sachem School District is spending more than $12 million in reserves, and eliminating jobs.
The Sachem School Board will present its new budget next week, which will detail the proposed cuts.


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