Marion County School Board meeting Tuesday after announcing massive layoffs


MARION COUNTY, Fla. - WFTV will be monitoring a meeting for the Marion County School Board Tuesday to see if officials discuss massive layoffs set to happen next year.

Two weeks ago, more than 100 people protested outside the last school board meeting.

The district plans to lay off 260 employees next year, including 160 first-year teachers, to balance the budget.