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Metro

December 31, 2011

Boston careful in school-assignment overhaul

Prior 2 attempts faced heated public opposition

Last in a series of occasional articles.

Superintendent Carol R. Johnson and the Boston School Committee are treading cautiously as they weigh how to overhaul the way students are assigned to schools, a hot-button issue that has polarized parents, community activists, and political leaders in the past.

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