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Albany Schools Superintendent Kaweeda Adams
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The Albany City School District is working to absorb massive layoffs blamed on the pandemic.

With a 20 percent reduction in state aid for this school year looming, staffers let go Friday included 51 teachers.
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More than 200 Albany City School District staffers have lost their jobs due to anticipated school aid reductions.

This year, by executive order, schools across the state are doing a "mail-in" budget.
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Recovering from the societal impact of the pandemic, educators are considering various scenarios for the September opening of the school year.

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New York's school board and budget votes are fast approaching — by mail, because of the pandemic. The Albany City School District joins other districts in making accomodations.