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New Haven community gathers to protests teacher cuts

New Haven

It was a packed house at the New Haven Board of Education meeting Monday night.

Many people speaking out against a decision to cut more than 50 teacher positions. The superintendent says the teachers will be reassigned, not laid off.

Former teachers and the community say they’re not happy with the decision.

Related: NHPS records show 17 teachers and staff on paid leave, accused of misconduct

The district says the cuts are expected to save nearly $4 million. 

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