Officials in the have been consistently making the same argument throughout budget season.
They blame New York State's new two percent tax cap law, for bringing about the elimination of jobs.
The district the elimination of teacher positions later this week.
Because school districts will be responsible for pension costs and other mandates, they say it will be more difficult to stay under the cap over the next few years, unless there's some kind of mandate relief.
In the meantime there will be cuts.
But the tax cap was designed to ease the growing costs of living in areas like Long Island. So we want to know what your thoughts are on the issue.
Should taxes be lowered, even at the expense of school cuts?
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