Politics & Government

May 28, 2010

Election-year politics derail bid to save teachers' jobs

Congress bailed out Wall Street and the auto industry, but it appears to have drawn the line — at least for now — at rescuing teachers. A Democratic plan to send $23 billion to the states to save the jobs of 100,000 to 300,000 public school teachers, librarians, counselors and other employees slated for layoffs looks dead for the time being.

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