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Brookline faces higher enrollment

An increase in school enrollment in the fall of 2005 that some Brookline officials first considered an oddity has turned into an eight-year surge that has the town’s public schools practically bursting at the seams.

Now, on the heels of expanding two schools and planning to vastly expand a third, Brookline is forming a committee to begin considering whether to add a school, and explore what type of expansion may be needed at the high school.

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