Parents, students urge officials to fix school budget

A group of parents and children sat down in front of Yonkers City Hall today, begging city leaders not to short-change their education.

Yonkers schools are in the middle of a budget crisis. The district is coming up $26 million short, and parents are demanding a solution.

Without the money, 101 jobs would be cut from the budget, including classroom teachers. Art, music and sports are also on the chopping block.

The legislative session ends next week.

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