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Published in NY Times
04/13/2003

To the editor

I was appalled to learn about plans to lay off 3,200 workers, the equivalent of 1,958 full-time positions, from the New York City school system (news article, April 9).



This disregard for education is baffling. I will be entering the classroom as a first-year teacher next fall in one of the many high-needs schools in the city and am angered that Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg is working to make a high-needs school an even higher-needs school.









Jennifer Wallner


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