Block Island Times

School budget cuts could total $252,000 for new year

There were only two school employees included in the revised list of recommended budget cuts on the School Committee’s agenda on Monday Jan. 27: Co-Principal John Canole, who resigned effective Tues. Jan. 28; and a special education teacher who is retiring in June. Neither is recommended to be replaced next year, reducing the budget by $153,315.
So far, no other personnel cuts have been proposed during the committee’s discussions on the proposed 2020-2021 school year budget. All of the other items on School Superintendent Michael Convery’s list of proposed reductions or eliminations are non-personnel

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