Greenburgh Superintendent Ronald Ross mulls teacher layoffs

Superintendent Ronald Ross tells News 12 that he doesn't want to lay off any teachers, but there isn't enough money to them all in their classrooms without some help.

Superintendent Ronald Ross tells News 12 that he doesn't want to lay off any teachers, but there isn't enough money to them all in their classrooms without some help. (3/19/14)

GREENBURGH - Greenburgh residents may have to choose between taxes or teachers when they vote on a school budget this May.

Superintendent Ronald Ross tells News 12 that he doesn't want to lay off any teachers, but there isn't enough money to keep them all in their classrooms without some help.

Ross says increasing health care costs and salaries have put him above the state-mandated tax cap.  He says his only choices are breaking the cap or letting people go.

"I can't make that up by eliminating a sports program or some art program here or there," he says. "No - that's laying off people, which will affect the classroom."

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