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Thousands of students flee home districts

60% more opt for other towns’ schools

By Peter Schworm
Globe Staff / October 10, 2010

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The number of Massachusetts students leaving their local public schools for other districts has surged 60 percent in the past decade, with thousands more waiting for openings, a movement that signals rising discontent with many hometown schools and a level of desperation to attend better ones. (Full article: 1402 words)

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