(ALBANY, N.Y.) -- Sixty-four percent of all school districts in New York plan to cut teaching positions before the 2012-13 school year, according to a survey released by the New York State School Boards Association (NYSSBA) and the New York State Association of School Business Officials (NYSASBO).
The two associations predict that 403 districts will eliminate 4,263 jobs by the start of the school year, which begins July 1.
According to the survey, 66 percent of the districts also plan on cutting non-teaching positions next year. Class sizes are expected to increase due to the cutbacks.
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