Layoffs of 63 teachers approved by New York district's board

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Community School science teacher Katheryn Lister remembered being excited to get a letter from the Buffalo school district Monday. She had been recommended for tenure after teaching in Buffalo for four years and thought she was finally being rewarded for her work.

But it wasn’t a tenure confirmation letter. It was a letter telling her she was out of a job.

“I was totally floored,” she said.

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