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Thornton: Budget Cut of $1.3 Million Required Without Council Boosting Teacher Contract Fund

Superintendent Phil Thornton told the School Committee and about 30 people gathered for Wednesday's School Committee meeting at Warwick Veterans Jr. High's auditorium that the district needs $1.5 million in addition to the $3 million set aside by the Warwick City Council to pay teacher back pay they pledged as part of the new teacher contract signed in November.

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