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Parents, students frustrated over 2-year teacher contract impasse

Parents and students ­expressed frustration at a City Council hearing Thursday on the impasse in contract negotiations between the Boston public schools and the Boston Teachers Union, saying the deadlock is affecting the quality of education.

“I think I am giving up on BPS,” Dawn Portanova, a parent of four, said at the hearing, which drew about two dozen parents and students.

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