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.