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School assignment plans draw criticism

Parents want more answers

Parents voiced concerns Monday night that three proposals for changing the way their children are assigned to schools in Boston could limit families’ access to a good education, and they asked a special panel to delay a key vote on the matter scheduled for Saturday.

“We feel there are promises; we haven’t seen a plan how they will be fulfilled,” said Samuel Hurtado, the father of a student at the Josiah Quincy School in Chinatown. “So please postpone the vote. We need more time.”

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