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Enrollment dips, bringing uncertainty to Madison Park

Enrollment is sliding fast at the city of Boston’s only vocational high school, as the troubled Madison Park Technical Vocational High School prepares to welcome one of its smallest freshman classes in decades amid fears that it could eventually close or cut back sharply on its programs.

Fewer than 150 ninth-graders are expected to report to the Roxbury school next week, a drop of about 60 percent from two years ago, when 375 freshmen enrolled.

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