Levittown superintendent admits to staff layoffs

Levittown School Superintendent Herman Sirois admitted at a school board meeting Tuesday night that 15 teachers could lose their jobs, but said it had nothing to do with a $7 million budget error. About

News 12 Staff

Mar 19, 2008, 2:12 AM

Updated 5,969 days ago

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Levittown School Superintendent Herman Sirois admitted at a school board meeting Tuesday night that 15 teachers could lose their jobs, but said it had nothing to do with a $7 million budget error.
About 100 students at Division Avenue High School walked out of class Tuesday in response to talk of teacher layoffs. The teachers? union said as many as 40 teachers received calls telling them their jobs were in danger. News 12 Long Island also received numerous phone calls from parents complaining about the layoffs.
Students protested outside the board meeting in support of their teachers. Sirois told teachers and staff at the meeting that the layoffs are routine and that this year is no different from any other year.


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