Are Boston Schools As Good As We're Told?

"Across the country, the Boston schools are held up as a model of urban school reform, of what can be achieved with a committed mayor, a visionary superintendent with staying power, an appointed school committee not driven by patronage, enhanced state funding, and a system for measuring accountability," begins a Boston Globe editorial from Monday (The reality of Boston schools).  "Our local media tell a different story, of urban violence, lower test scores, higher dropout rates. The reality is a mix."

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