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SCOT LEHIGH

Rob Consalvo earns A+ in pandering to teachers union

It was a spectacle not to be missed: a mayoral campaign forum featuring candidates sharply divided about charter schools, held at the Boston Teachers Union Hall.

And at a crucial time. The BTU doesn’t plan on endorsing in the preliminary election, but with that vote less than two weeks away, the second-tier candidates know that if they can emerge as the consensus favorite of the union’s many members, they might just squeak through.

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