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Homeowners fight redrawing lines for Brookline schools

A group of Brookline homeowners made impassioned pleas to local officials last week, asking that they discard a proposal that could exclude some homes straddling the town line from sending their children to Brookline schools.

Some homeowners who worried about the values of their homes or their children’s education shook as they spoke, others spoke in voices cracked with emotion, and some sitting in the audience cried as they heard the testimonies before the School Committee’s policy review subcommittee in Town Hall on Monday night.

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