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Learning curve

In the battle over education reform, charter schools may be the closest thing to ground zero -- as the city of Lynn is finding out

By Cara Feinberg
December 5, 2004

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LYNN -- The newest public middle school in this mostly working-class town 11 miles north of Boston is a small six-room annex at the rear of a church. Its playground is an empty parking lot. There's no official gym, no theater, no science lab, no lockers, no room to spare. Yet for the 77 Lynn families who sent their fifth-graders ... (Full article: 2149 words)

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