Bridgeport schools could face layoffs, closures

Some Bridgeport residents are speaking their opposition to a plan to balance the city's school budget.One plan includes about 150 staff layoffs and closing two

BRIDGEPORT - Some Bridgeport residents are speaking their opposition to a plan to balance the city's school budget.

One plan includes about 150 staff layoffs and closing two schools.

Clyde Nicholson, the president of Bridgeport's Citizen's Rights Organization, says the cuts will affect the quality of education.

The Board of Education has yet to finalize a budget plan.

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