Report: 2,000 CT teachers face layoffs

About 2,000 public school teachers in Connecticut could be losing their jobs, according to a report in the Hartford Courant.The paper reports funding cuts are

HARTFORD - About 2,000 public school teachers in Connecticut could be losing their jobs, according to a report in the Hartford Courant.

The paper reports funding cuts are the reason many schools may need to turn to layoffs to balance their budgets.

A bill in Congress could ease the problem as lawmakers are considering a $23 billion public school bailout.

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