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A Tale of Two Boston Schools: Orchard Gardens and Higginson/Lewis

In a struggling neighborhood filled with kids from struggling families, two of the city’s worst-performing schools are on diverging paths.

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Carol Johnson’s Boston Public

As Carol Johnson prepares to step down after six tumultuous years as Boston’s superintendent of schools, her job performance has become a central issue in the city’s first competitive mayoral race in a generation. Critics portray her as an ineffective steward, while her admirers say she’s been a compassionate leader. So how’d she do, really?

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Carol Johnson, Boston Public Schools Superintendent, Steps Down

After six years at the helm of Boston Public Schools, Carol Johnson announced today that she’ll be stepping down at the end of the school […]