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BLOG: East Providence School Committee Meeting

Follow along with live updates posted live from Tuesday night's meeting. Hot topics included reductions to the city's cumulative deficit, changes to school start times and student achievement.

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Timothy Sullivan May 09, 2012 at 04:15 PM
How are non-profits strangling the city?
Pathetic City May 09, 2012 at 05:46 PM
You forgot the fireman and unemployed!
taxpayer May 09, 2012 at 09:15 PM
Really? Not properly educated??? What do you want? Retired teachers? We have Tsonos who is a PC grad and runs his own business! Furtado who has served on as State PTA President and on several education related boards including RIPIN, and graduated from Bryant! Now the past school committee really "strangled" our city! Running up a $7.3 million deficit!!! That is why the budget commission came in, a $7.3 million dollar deficit and piles of unpaid bills!!!!
taxpayer May 09, 2012 at 09:21 PM
How about Bradley? Sitting on an $80 million dollar property, NON-TAXED!! And they regularly call on city fire and rescues, and they also bill the city to the tune of @$300,000 per month to use city buildings (RENT FREE) to teach special needs students. What would you call it when someone charges you to use your own buildings??? And check out their website, they are advertising for students from across the state to attend the "Bradley Partnership" in OUR rent free buildings!!!
Monika May 10, 2012 at 03:02 PM
Wow, Sharon..."Hairdressers, Salesmen and housewives" are automatically uneducated and inexperienced in your mind. Ouch!!!

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