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United Federation of Teachers spends millions on dinners, parties, parking, and coffee as thousands of teachers face layoffs

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NY DAILY NEWS: As nearly 5,000 city teachers face the ax, their union shells out millions of dollars on feasting, boozing and partying

United Federation of Teachers spends millions on dinners, parties, parking, coffee as thousands of teachers face layoffs

By Douglas Feiden, Daily News Staff Writer

As nearly 5,000 city teachers face the ax, their union shells out millions of dollars on feasting, boozing and partying, the Daily News has learned.

Free-spending United Federation of Teachers brass last year spent nearly $1.4 million for the UFT’s 50th anniversary gala at the Hilton - complete with a movie, a book and a paperweight.

Hat Tip: http://nation.foxnews.com/politics/2011/02/24/teachers-union-blows-14m-hilton-party

Find the story here: http://www.nydailynews.com/ny_local/education/2011/02/24/2011-02-24_lessons_in_livin_large_uft_brass_having_a_ball_as_teachers_face_layoffs.html

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