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Boston schools OK part of union proposal

Agree to teacher evaluation idea, reject other items

In an effort to wrap up contentious teacher contract talks, the Boston School Department announced Tuesday it has accepted several union proposals — including a possible compromise on a new teacher evaluation system — but rejected other union measures.

By agreeing to the union’s compromise on evaluations, the School Department is showing its willingness again to push beyond the biggest stumbling blocks in the talks in hopes of settling the contract soon without state intervention.

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