Brooklyn educators are demanding that the city continue funding a program that provides struggling students with paid internships and counselors, arguing cutting the program will be disastrous for the thousands of students who rely on it for income and academic stability.

The city’s Department of Education is currently weighing cutting the Learning to Work program by 72 percent, a move Brooklyn educators say would be detrimental to struggling communities across the five boroughs.

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Brooklyn educators are demanding that the city continue funding a program that provides struggling students with paid internships and counselors, arguing cutting the program will be disastrous for […]

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