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Don’t split siblings by school, say Boston parents

A growing number of Boston parents, worried that potential changes to the way Boston assigns students to schools could separate siblings, are pushing school leaders for a policy that would keep families together.

More than 1,200 parents and other supporters have signed petitions urging that when a younger sibling starts kindergarten, that child can attend the same school as older brothers or sisters, even if their family’s home is no longer in that school’s attendance area.

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