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While Councilman Olson cited the anticipated increase in school costs in answer to a direct question from a taxpayer, the impact upon a school system does not have to be measured only in increased taxes to find alarm in uncontrolled growth.
We in East Greenwich have the example of two neighboring communities, one currently utilizing double sessions in their schools, and the other facing this prospect next year.
It has already been reported in your newspapers that the East Greenwich School Committee is considering additions to at least one elementary school and to the high school to insure future accommodations for a school population that we know will increase.
If they are to be commended for foresight in their planning, what then is the judgment of a town council that compounds this problem during the planning stage??
Where then is the sound planning and cooperation between agencies within the community that you have called for in other editorials??
I submit that it cannot be dismissed simply by saying we are not facing the facts of life.

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