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Classroom Cuts & Budget Blues: A Q&A with Providence Mayor Angel Taveras

Classroom Cuts & Budget Blues: A Q&A with Providence Mayor Angel Taveras

April 4, 2011

On March 1, Superintendent of Westport Public Schools Elliott Landon sent a letter to 144 untenured Westport teachers notifying them that their contracts would not be renewed for the 2011-12 school year. In addition, the Board of Education (BOE) and Board of Finance (BOF) have been at odds regarding budgetary cuts. These financial and staffing cuts are not unique to Westport:...

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