Debate On Overhauling Boston Schools’ Assignment System Continues

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

The intense conversation continues about proposed student assignment plans for the Boston Public Schools.

An external advisory committee has met almost 100 times since it was appointed earlier this year. Since September, it has held dozens of community meetings throughout the city to discuss 12 or so new zoning proposals.

The committee holds a meeting to update the community on Tuesday night. It had been expected to narrow down the choices and make a recommendation to the BPS superintendent this month, but that timeline has now been extended until the middle of December. The plan must then be acted on by the school committee and the mayor.

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