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Private school in Woonsocket lays off teachers

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By Matt Blanchette

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Several teachers at a private school in Woonsocket won't be returning next year.

Mount Saint Charles Academy President Herve Richer tells ABC 6 five teachers were not renewed and one is relocating. In addition one administrator’s position was eliminated. Four other positions were reduced to part time.

The school's president cites declining enrollment. Mount has 200 fewer students than it did six years ago.Richer says many other catholic and private schools across new england are facing the same challenges.

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