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Barros proposes single application for city, charter schools

Mayoral hopeful John Barros, in an effort to simplify the often arduous process of registering for school, is calling for a single application that can be used in Boston’s school system and at independently run charter schools.

The proposal is reminiscent of the common application used in higher education that has enabled students to fill out one application that can be sent to multiple colleges across the nation — a system that has caused the number of applicants at many institutions to soar in recent years.

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