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30 failing schools may face takeover

State would skirt teacher contracts Patrick readies bill as part of overhaul

By James Vaznis
Globe Staff / July 2, 2009

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The Patrick administration, in a sharp deviation from previous state policy, will seek legislative approval to take over about 30 of the state’s worst schools and dramatically weaken their teacher contracts, as part of the governor’s effort to overhaul public education. (Full article: 1014 words)

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