Tommy Chang's resignation from the helm of Boston's school system has sparked numerous questions about his departure, including whether he was under pressure to leave because of his management or as a result of a lawsuit alleging that the district shared information with law enforcement that may have played a role in a student's deportation.
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June 25, 2018
January 30, 2018
Lobster rolls and Philly cheesesteaks are on the line. It's not clear if the winner has to make the six-hour trip between the two cities to hand-deliver the goods.
October 19, 2017
The Eagles defensive end will donate his salary for the remaining 10 games this season to groups in Boston, St. Louis, and Philadelphia that support "educational equity and opportunity."
December 14, 2016
The superintendents in Boston, Baltimore, and San Antonio, Texas, are the newest members of Chiefs for Change, which is now primarily made up of big-city district leaders.
September 20, 2016
The interactive "State of Our Cities" website, released Tuesday by the George W. Bush Institute, provides comparable education data for 114 cities across more than a dozen indicators.
June 29, 2016
Michael Contompasis, a 1957 graduate of Boston Latin School, served as headmaster of the school from 1976 to 1998 and later as district superintendent from 2005 to 2007.
March 03, 2016
In January, two black students launched a social media campaign to bring attention to their complaints of racism at Boston Latin School, which they said were ignored by administrators.
July 20, 2015
Robert "Bud" Spillane led two of the nation's largest school district, and is credited with rescuing one from the brink of disaster and pushing another to new heights.
April 23, 2015
Boys of color in the award-winning award schools consistently met or exceeded proficiency on standardized tests in math and English-language arts, often outperforming a majority of their peers statewide.
March 12, 2015
Tommy Chang, a high-level administrator from the Los Angeles Unified School District, will be paid $257,000 annually.