East Ramapo gears up for school budget vote

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The East Ramapo School District will take an early vote on its school budget today because of a Jewish holiday next week.

Residents will cast their votes on a $198 million budget that includes cutting more than 100 school positions and closing an elementary school.

Ira Oustatcher, the schools superintendent, says advanced placement courses, music, sports and after-school activities will remain in the new budget.

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