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Is Boston On Its Way To Becoming Kid-Free?09:42
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We've heard a lot about the "brain drain" of young professionals from the city of Boston. But right now, we're going to focus on a draining of the city's much younger minds: school-aged children.

A recent article in CommonWealth Magazine points to a sharp decline in the number of school-aged children in Boston and the ways in which this trend has started to reshape the city.

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Larry DiCara, partner at Nixon Peabody in Boston, and former Boston City Council president. He co-authored the Commonwealth Magazine article.

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Commonwealth Magazine: Kid-Free Boston

  • "The precipitous decline in the school-age population resulting from the court ordered school desegregation order and the subsequent flight from the city, primarily of lower middle-class white people and their children, continued throughout the years when the desegregation order was in place, and beyond."

This segment aired on March 25, 2015.

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