Boston Mayor Urges Delay in Key School-Assignment Vote

Thursday, February 7, 2013

Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino is asking a special panel he appointed to overhaul the way students are assigned to schools to delay a key vote set for Saturday.

In a letter to the External Advisory Committee on Tuesday, Menino urged the panel to put off a decision that would recommend one of three plans to the School Committee.

“This would provide more opportunity for community members to provide feedback on the plans, for EAC members to review analysis, and for the public to use the tools we have created to allow them to see their individualized school choice options under the proposals,” Menino said.

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