Teachers: What's your layoff backup plan?


Teachers from Los Angeles Unified School District and other districts will get bad news this summer. Many will lose their jobs through the layoffs that have become an annual traumatic event in the teaching profession.

What's it like to not know if you will have a job in the next few months? How are you preparing yourself, your family and your finances for the possibility of a layoff? What's the insecurity doing to your perception of teaching as a profession and career?

If you are a teacher or school worker facing a layoff, or if you know one, please share your experience with KPCC's education reporter. It's confidential, and helps shape the news we cover. If you're willing to be public with your responses, look for the permission buttons below to let us know.

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