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Boston rethinking small-school experiment

Backers say chief giving up too soon

Superintendent of Boston Public Schools Carol R. Johnson sees small schools as a costly venture in an era of declining city revenue and believes many have yielded lackluster results. Superintendent of Boston Public Schools Carol R. Johnson sees small schools as a costly venture in an era of declining city revenue and believes many have yielded lackluster results. (Barry Chin/ Globe staff)
By James Vaznis
Globe Staff / November 9, 2010

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Boston schools underwent a radical experiment in the past decade: Four large neighborhood high schools were shuttered and replaced with more than a dozen smaller ones. (Full article: 1343 words)

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