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Big changes in student rolls pose challenges

It wasn’t dissatisfaction with Somerville schools that prompted Tony Pierantozzi’s next-door neighbor to move with his two children to a 2,000-square-foot condominium in neighboring Everett.

The decision came down to savings: A similar condominium would have cost him at least $100,000 more in Somerville, said Pierantozzi, the city’s school superintendent.

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