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City takes aim at a dozen lagging schools

Superintendent would shut or remake facilities

Superintendent Carol R. Johnson is scheduled to propose changes for Boston's schools tonight. (Globe file photo) Superintendent Carol R. Johnson is scheduled to propose changes for Boston's schools tonight.
By James Vaznis
Globe Staff / November 18, 2009

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At least a dozen Boston schools - many in neighborhoods with high rates of crime, poverty, and teenage pregnancy - are being targeted for dramatic overhauls, reinvention, or closing, under a plan that Superintendent Carol R. Johnson is scheduled to present at tonight’s School Committee meeting. (Full article: 764 words)

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