City Council to vote on Bloomberg's budget

The City Council will vote on Mayor Michael Bloomberg's proposed budget today.The $66 billion budget will avert laying off thousands of teachers. Officials have estimated

BROOKLYN - The City Council will vote on Mayor Michael Bloomberg's proposed budget today.

The $66 billion budget will avert laying off thousands of teachers. Officials have estimated that 2,000 teaching jobs will still be lost through attrition, leaving 73,000 to teach more than 1 million students.

Other city services are still expected to face cuts.

AP source: City budget deal averts 4,000 teacher layoffsHundreds protest teacher layoffs at P.S. 503 in Sunset ParkThousands protest fire company closures in Brooklyn Bridge marchMayor announces new budget proposal

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