NY1: Kids Rally Against Cuts!

Hundreds of children rallied outside City Hall Thursday to urge Mayor Michael Bloomberg not to go through with cuts to after-school programs.

The mayor’s preliminary budget for the upcoming fiscal year includes more than $130 million in cuts to the city’s after-school and early education systems.

Advocates say those cuts would eliminate programs for more than 47,000 children, mostly from low-income families who rely on the services.


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