Bellevue School District lays off 22 teachers

BELLEVUE (WTOL) - Facing a $1.2 million budget shortfall, the Bellevue School District made the decision to lay off 19 support staff and 22 teachers, effective at the end of this school year.

The district also faces realignment, downsizing and the closing of two district buildings. Leaders say layofss were inevitable.

But the decision upsets both students and their parents.

Watch the attached video for Dick Berry's full report.