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Politicians say they secure millions for Allentown School District

By 69 News, (follow: @69news), news@wfmz.com
Published On: Jun 30 2013 05:55:52 PM CDT

The pink slips are coming out in the Allentown School District.

ALLENTOWN -

The Allentown School District could soon be getting a major financial boost to its budget.

State Representative Michael Schlossberg tells 69 News that he and State Senator Pat Browne have secured an extra $9.6 million for the Allentown School District in the State budget.

The news comes only days after the district announced it's pulling $10 million from its reserve fund. The district says it also have plans to layoff 99 teachers.