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Official says educators may soon face layoffs

Weymouth Mayor Sue Kay’s proposed $139.6 million budget for fiscal 2014 probably will result in layoffs in the schools because it includes $3.5 million less in education money than the schools requested, the chairman of the Weymouth School Committee said last week.

“I can’t tell you with certainty how many people, but it will require us to pare things down,” Sean Guilfoyle said in an interview. The School Committee’s “power is very limited. We have to deal with the number the mayor gives us: It’s incredibly frustrating.

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