Long Island's Largest School District Faces Cuts
More than 70 jobs have been cut this school year in Brentwood, the largest school district on Long Island. Nearly 30 of those jobs were vacancies left open by retirees.
High school deans, reading and math tutors, and some entry-level teachers were also eliminated.
The layoffs come as 20 percent funding cuts from the state are threatened without additional federal coronavirus relief.
Reductions in state aid could cost the district between $10 million and $58 million. Brentwood’s school budget this year is $430 million.