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Committee to vote on school assignment plan

Debate expected on vote

A special committee examining changes to how Boston assigns students to schools is expected to vote on its recommendations Monday night, potentially ushering in the most dramatic overhaul in more than two decades.

The 27 members of the External Advisory Committee — following a year of public outreach, research, and deliberations — will recommend one of four student assignment proposals, each of which aims to let more students attend schools closer to their homes.

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