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Boston schools chief in talks about time off

School Superintendent ­Carol R. Johnson has recently been in discussions with the mayor and the School Committee about her need to be in ­Tennessee frequently to care for her ill husband, a circumstance that has raised questions about her continued tenure in her post.

“She wants to stay through the rest of the year, but who is to say? Her husband is sick,” said an official privy to discussions about her future.

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