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Outraged parents take on the district
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But Capofarri said she thinks the teachers-in-charge transcend specific academic programs and are beneficial because they teach what can’t be taught in a classroom.

Weiss said he believes parents are outraged because this is the first time Long Beach has had to deal with any significant cuts. While other communities on Long Island have been dealing with teacher layoffs for years, Long Beach has always been able to “trim around the edges,” he said.

“You can only do so much [trimming],” he said. “We’re not making these changes because we think they’re better. We think that our academic program is extremely strong, and we want to preserve that for students.”


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