Protest Planned on Proposed School Plan

Submitted by ub on Wed, 06/08/2011 - 08:40

Lehman HS is one of our local public high schools, whose future is in doubt. The UFT has filed a law suit to stop any shutdowns, They claim that Mayor Bloomberg has created a system that favors charter schools, while failing traditional schools.

Meanwhile, there are six Bronx schools, including Lehman, which is slated to close, will instead "restart" with oversight from a nonprofit group. However, the mayor's proposed budget cuts include more than 4,000 teacher layoffs, affecting 11% of educators in the South Bronx.

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn says preventing pink slips is one of her top priorities.

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 06/08/2011 - 19:04


We need the local public high schools. I have a child and I could not pay any extra money for my child's high school for the money I'm earning. Mayor Bloomberg is out his mind.