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Marjorie Arons-Barron

The reality of Boston schools

By Marjorie Arons-Barron
December 5, 2006

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ACROSS the country, the Boston schools are held up as a model of urban school reform, of what can be achieved with a committed mayor, a visionary superintendent with staying power, an appointed school committee not driven by patronage, enhanced state funding, and a system for measuring accountability. Our local media tell a different story, of urban violence, lower test ... (Full article: 737 words)

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