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Statement of Mayor Walsh on superintendent vote

March 3, 2015

Boston Public Schools

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The Boston School Committee tonight voted to select Dr. Tommy Chang as the final candidate for the Superintendent of Boston Public Schools.   

"I want to congratulate and welcome Dr. Tommy Chang as Boston's selection for the new superintendent of public schools. Dr. Chang will provide the leadership that our school system needs and I am confident that his innovative views on education will move our students forward. We need a transformative leader and that is Tommy Chang.  

"I thank the School Committee for their dedication to this process and commitment to the overall improvement of our system, and the Search Committee for providing several top candidates to lead our schools. Our city is full of talent and our young people deserve the best we can provide.”

Dr. Chang's application, bio and archived videos from the public panels can be found here.