63 Teacher Layoffs at Buffalo Public Schools

August 15, 2014 Updated Aug 15, 2014 at 6:12 PM EDT

By WKBW News

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August 15, 2014 Updated Aug 15, 2014 at 6:12 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) -63 teachers have been given the pink slip in the Buffalo Public School District ahead of the 2014-2015 school year.

Here is the breakdown of the teacher cuts:

12 Language Arts
12 Math
11 Social Studies?
10 Science
10 Reading
4 Guidance Counselors
2 Art
2 Hearing impaired

The District says the layoffs couldn't be announced sooner because it was waiting for retirement notices to come in. If there are any future retirements or resignations, the District says the laid off teachers will be the first called back.

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