More RCSD student protests expected Friday with board’s layoff vote looming

Education

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — More student protests are expected in Rochester on Friday as the city school district prepares to layoff teachers.

Students have been protesting throughout the week.

Last week, the district announced it would lay off more than 150 teachers and dozens more staff and administrators, to help fill a multi-million dollar budget shortfall.

The Board of Education is set to vote on cuts December 19.

MORE INFO — How RCSD got here: Timeline of events in district’s budget crisis

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