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NARRAGANSETT â€“ The school committee voted 3-1 Wednesday in opposition to a resolution that would allow school districts to hire bus monitors at their own discretion.
Currently, Rhode Island is the only state with a law requiring the use of bus monitors through an unfunded mandate.
Other districts, including South Kingstown, have supported the resolution, stating that the required bus monitors constitute a â€śsignificant expenditureâ€ť for each district.
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