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How Does the Boston Public Schools Lottery Work?

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Every winter, families from Back Bay to Beacon Hill, from the North End to the South End, go through one of the most confusing rites of passage for Boston residents: Boston Public Schools’ school choice program. While Boston’s school assignments are not entirely random, there is an element of chance that frustrates many families. Here...
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3 Ways High-Quality Kindergarten Programs Help Boys Learn to Read

Literacy is the foundation upon which your son’s academic future will be built. When children learn to read, they gain the key that will open up the doors of learning in every other subject area: language, math, science, social studies, the arts. This is one of the reasons why a high-quality academic program in kindergarten...
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