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Daily Mail
Headmaster at US's oldest public school steps down amid racism scandalrace scandal at America's oldest public school after two black students made vi
Headmaster at US's oldest public school steps down amid racism scandal
Daily Mail / Posted 4 hours ago
race scandal at America's oldest public school after two black students made video exposing racist abuse Black students at Boston Latin School say there have been racist incidents They claim that students using racial slurs towards others aren't... Read more
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Boston Globe
Amid a host of missteps, it’s time for Mayor Marty Walsh to reset his administrationon a limb, embracing something big and bold, and then watched as it evaporated.
Amid a host of missteps, it’s time for Mayor Marty Walsh to reset his administration
Boston Globe / Posted 8 hours ago
on a limb, embracing something big and bold, and then watched as it evaporated. Add to that last week’s roiling episode at Boston Latin School, where Walsh’s tepid response did little to defuse a crisis that led to the resignations of top... Read more
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Salon.com
headmaster returning to Boston Latin School amid turmoilBOSTON (AP) — A familiar face is returning to lead the Boston Latin School, whi
headmaster returning to Boston Latin School amid turmoil
Salon.com / Posted 10 hours ago
BOSTON (AP) — A familiar face is returning to lead the Boston Latin School, which has been plagued by allegations of civil rights violations. Former Boston Latin headmaster and Boston Public School superintendent Michael Contompasis was named... Read more
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Boston Globe
June 28, 2016James Vaznis on BostonGlobe.com: “Boston Superintendent Tommy Chang on Tuesday
June 28, 2016
Boston Globe / Posted 10 hours ago
James Vaznis on BostonGlobe.com: “Boston Superintendent Tommy Chang on Tuesday tapped Michael Contompasis, [76,] who led Boston Latin School for two decades, to return to the city’s top exam school as interim headmaster, a move aimed at healing... Read more
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FOX News
Hallowed Boston school rocked by racial controversythe Declaration of Independence – is embroiled in a racial controversy that may
Hallowed Boston school rocked by racial controversy
FOX News / Posted 12 hours ago
the Declaration of Independence – is embroiled in a racial controversy that may be its biggest test in nearly 400 years. Boston Latin School, founded in 1635 and still one of America’s most prestigious high schools, has undergone an... Read more
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Boston Globe
Michael Contompasis named interim headmaster at Boston Latin SchoolOfficials have brought a familiar face back to lead Boston Latin School for the
Michael Contompasis named interim headmaster at Boston Latin School
Boston Globe / Posted 13 hours ago
Officials have brought a familiar face back to lead Boston Latin School for the foreseeable future. Boston Public Schools Superintendent Tommy Chang tapped former system superintendent Michael Contompasis to serve as interim headmaster as he... Read more
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Boston Herald
Michael Contompasis named interim Boston Latin School headmasterBoston Public Schools superintendent Tommy Chang has named Michael Contompasis,
Michael Contompasis named interim Boston Latin School headmaster
Boston Herald / Posted 14 hours ago
Boston Public Schools superintendent Tommy Chang has named Michael Contompasis, a former headmaster at Boston Latin School and superintendent of BPS, the interim headmaster at Boston Latin School. Contompasis, a 1957 graduate of Boston Latin School,... Read more
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Boston Herald
Mayor: 'I feel good' about new interim Boston Latin headmasterBoston Public Schools Superintendent Tommy Chang will name an interim headmaste
Mayor: 'I feel good' about new interim Boston Latin headmaster
Boston Herald / Posted 15 hours ago
Boston Public Schools Superintendent Tommy Chang will name an interim headmaster for the embattled Boston Latin School today, the city announced this morning. “I feel good about the choice," Mayor Martin J. Walsh said, speaking at a community event... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
School to get new leadership amid racial harassment probeBOSTON (AP) - New leadership is coming to the Boston Latin School after raciall
School to get new leadership amid racial harassment probe
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 16 hours ago
BOSTON (AP) - New leadership is coming to the Boston Latin School after racially charged incidents roiled the nation's oldest public school this year. Boston Public School Superintendent Tommy Chang will announce his pick for interim headmaster, as... Read more
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Boston Herald
Interim Boston Latin headmaster to be named todayBoston Public Schools Superintendent Tommy Chang will name an interim headmaste
Interim Boston Latin headmaster to be named today
Boston Herald / Posted 16 hours ago
Boston Public Schools Superintendent Tommy Chang will name an interim headmaster for Boston Latin School today, the district announced this morning. The announcement will be made at a noon press conference at City Hall that will also be attended by... Read more
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Boston Globe
Boston Latin School interim leader to be announced TuesdayBoston school officials will announce who will be interim headmaster at Boston
Boston Latin School interim leader to be announced Tuesday
Boston Globe / Posted 18 hours ago
Boston school officials will announce who will be interim headmaster at Boston Latin School at a press conference Tuesday, the school department said in a statement. Superintendent Tommy Chang will also announce other leadership appointments for the... Read more
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Boston Herald
Black leader: Mayor’s Boston Latin spin game only hurting himselfMayor Martin J. Walsh insists his political adviser Michael Goldman is playing
Black leader: Mayor’s Boston Latin spin game only hurting himself
Boston Herald / Posted 19 hours ago
Mayor Martin J. Walsh insists his political adviser Michael Goldman is playing no role in how City Hall is handling the Boston Latin School crisis, even after Goldman told the Herald he’s helped manage the fallout of media coverage of the issue over... Read more
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Boston Globe
Three possible contenders for interim headmaster at Boston Latin Schoolas Boston Latin’s headmaster for 21 years. With Superintendent Tommy Chang exp
Three possible contenders for interim headmaster at Boston Latin School
Boston Globe / Posted 19 hours ago
as Boston Latin’s headmaster for 21 years. With Superintendent Tommy Chang expected to name an interim headmaster for Boston Latin School this week, speculation is running rampant about who will replace Lynne Mooney Teta, who is stepping down... Read more
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Boston Herald
Black leader: Mayor’s BLS spin game only hurting himselfMayor Martin J. Walsh insists his political adviser Michael Goldman is playing
Black leader: Mayor’s BLS spin game only hurting himself
Boston Herald / Posted yesterday
Mayor Martin J. Walsh insists his political adviser Michael Goldman is playing no role in how City Hall is handling the Boston Latin School crisis, even after Goldman told the Herald he’s helped manage the fallout of media coverage of the issue over... Read more
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Boston Herald
Marty Walsh calls in reinforcement for Boston Latin investigationMayor Martin J. Walsh’s political campaign consultant is now troubleshooting th
Marty Walsh calls in reinforcement for Boston Latin investigation
Boston Herald / Posted yesterday
Mayor Martin J. Walsh’s political campaign consultant is now troubleshooting the media in the growing Boston Latin School scandal — one of four federal and state probes swirling around City Hall. As the U.S. Attorney’s Office investigates students’... Read more
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Boston Herald
Marty Walsh calls in reinforcementMayor Martin J. Walsh’s political campaign consultant is now troubleshooting th
Marty Walsh calls in reinforcement
Boston Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Mayor Martin J. Walsh’s political campaign consultant is now troubleshooting the media in the growing Boston Latin School scandal — one of four federal and state probes swirling around City Hall. As the U.S. Attorney’s Office investigates students’... Read more
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Boston Globe
City finds BLS mishandled racially charged incidents City finds BLS mishandled racially charged incidentsSchool Department investigators have determined that several racially charged i
City finds BLS mishandled racially charged incidents City finds BLS mishandled racially charged incidents
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
School Department investigators have determined that several racially charged incidents involving Boston Latin School students were mishandled by administrators, including one accusation against a student with whom the headmaster has a personal... Read more
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Boston Globe
Interim Boston Latin School headmaster to be named this weekFollowing a turbulent week, an interim headmaster at Boston Latin School will s
Interim Boston Latin School headmaster to be named this week
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
Following a turbulent week, an interim headmaster at Boston Latin School will soon be named, Boston Public Schools Superintendent Tommy Chang announced Saturday. “Next week, I plan to name an interim headmaster for Boston Latin due to this week’s... Read more
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Boston Herald
Ferriabough Bolling: Let's get past the blameEnough of the finger-pointing in response to allegations of racism at Boston La
Ferriabough Bolling: Let's get past the blame
Boston Herald / Posted 3 days ago
Enough of the finger-pointing in response to allegations of racism at Boston Latin School! Silly me for thinking rallying around administrators — who feel the most important focus should be how much the school has been maligned — is not the best use... Read more
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Boston Globe
Superintendent to name interim headmaster at Boston LatinSuperintendent Tommy Chang said Saturday he will name an interim headmaster at
Superintendent to name interim headmaster at Boston Latin
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
Superintendent Tommy Chang said Saturday he will name an interim headmaster at Boston Latin School in the coming week and begin working with the school to find a permanent leader. “Boston Public Schools does not publicly release confidential... Read more
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Boston Globe
City finds BLS mishandled racially charged incidentsSchool Department investigators have determined that several racially charged i
City finds BLS mishandled racially charged incidents
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
School Department investigators have determined that several racially charged incidents involving Boston Latin School students were mishandled by administrators, including one accusation against a student with whom the headmaster has a personal... Read more
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Boston Herald
BLS alumni at oddsMore than 150 parents, students and alumni rallied on the steps of Boston Latin
BLS alumni at odds
Boston Herald / Posted 4 days ago
More than 150 parents, students and alumni rallied on the steps of Boston Latin School yesterday in a show of support for teachers and administrators after Headmaster Lynne Mooney Teta and Assistant Headmaster Malcolm Flynn resigned. But some alumni... Read more
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Boston Globe
City finds BLS mishandled racially charged incidentsCity investigators have determined that several racially charged incidents invo
City finds BLS mishandled racially charged incidents
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
City investigators have determined that several racially charged incidents involving Boston Latin School students were mishandled by school administrators, including one accusation against a student with whom the headmaster has a personal connection,... Read more
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Boston Herald
Alleged gag order, mayor's meddling ripped at Latin School rallyOutgoing Boston Latin School Assistant Headmaster Malcolm Flynn ripped into the
Alleged gag order, mayor's meddling ripped at Latin School rally
Boston Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Outgoing Boston Latin School Assistant Headmaster Malcolm Flynn ripped into the mayor and school superintendent for the second day, saying a gag order and City Hall "incompetence" handcuffed administrators. His criticisms came as more than 150... Read more
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Boston Herald
Gag order, mayor's meddling ripped at Latin School rallyOutgoing Boston Latin School Assistant Headmaster Malcolm Flynn ripped into the
Gag order, mayor's meddling ripped at Latin School rally
Boston Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Outgoing Boston Latin School Assistant Headmaster Malcolm Flynn ripped into the mayor and school superintendent for the second day, saying a gag order and City Hall "incompetence" handcuffed administrators. His criticisms came as more than 150... Read more
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Boston Globe
BLS parents protest resignations on last day of classesCapping off a tumultuous week at the city’s top exam school, dozens of parents
BLS parents protest resignations on last day of classes
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
Capping off a tumultuous week at the city’s top exam school, dozens of parents gathered on the steps of Boston Latin School Friday morning to protest the recent resignations of top administrators and call on city officials to include parents in the... Read more
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Boston Herald
‘We have not had support’Malcolm Flynn, the outgoing head disciplinarian at Boston Latin School, spoke w
‘We have not had support’
Boston Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Malcolm Flynn, the outgoing head disciplinarian at Boston Latin School, spoke with reporters about allegations the school has a racially toxic atmosphere and his decision to step down. Here are excerpts from his comments: “I didn’t want to. I had... Read more
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Boston Herald
Gelzinis: Loss of two leaders is high price to payThe teachers who make Boston Latin School the best public school in this city,
Gelzinis: Loss of two leaders is high price to pay
Boston Herald / Posted 5 days ago
The teachers who make Boston Latin School the best public school in this city, and one of the very best in the nation, are pushing back against Marty Walsh and his hand-picked school boss, Tommy Chang. They donned purple T-shirts, inscribed with... Read more
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Boston Herald
Defenders, critics of Teta, Flynn speak outOutraged Boston Latin School staff and supporters will rally today in support o
Defenders, critics of Teta, Flynn speak out
Boston Herald / Posted 5 days ago
Outraged Boston Latin School staff and supporters will rally today in support of outgoing headmaster Lynne Mooney Teta and assistant headmaster Malcolm Flynn, even as black activists are blasting their leadership as out of touch with student... Read more
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Boston Globe
Redstone drama may be a movie biz love storystudio. Selling even a minor stake would be like taking away a piece of his chi
Redstone drama may be a movie biz love story
Boston Globe / Posted 5 days ago
studio. Selling even a minor stake would be like taking away a piece of his childhood. He grew up in Brighton and attended Boston Latin School and then Harvard. Sumner’s father, Michael, sold Linoleum and then got into the restaurant and nightclub... Read more
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Boston Globe
After resignation of its leader, what’s next for Boston Latin?Boston Latin School has been around for nearly four centuries, but the scene th
After resignation of its leader, what’s next for Boston Latin?
Boston Globe / Posted 5 days ago
Boston Latin School has been around for nearly four centuries, but the scene that unfolded on Thursday may have been an unwelcome first. First came a tense meeting between the faculty, Mayor Marty Walsh, and School Superintendent Tommy Chang. When... Read more
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Boston Globe
June 23, 2016SHOW AT MARTY WALSH BOSTON LATIN EVENT, via James Vaznis and Meghan E. Irons on
June 23, 2016
Boston Globe / Posted 5 days ago
SHOW AT MARTY WALSH BOSTON LATIN EVENT, via James Vaznis and Meghan E. Irons on BostonGlobe.com: “Faculty and staff from Boston Latin School clashed with Mayor Martin J. Walsh and Superintendent Tommy Chang Thursday morning, assembling on the... Read more
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Boston Globe
Boston Latin School teachers speak out about resignations after tense meeting with Mayor Marty WalshWhen Mayor Marty Walsh came out of Boston Latin School Thursday morning for a p
Boston Latin School teachers speak out about resignations after tense meeting with Mayor Marty Walsh
Boston Globe / Posted 5 days ago
When Mayor Marty Walsh came out of Boston Latin School Thursday morning for a press conference, the faculty he had just met with stood behind him. It wasn’t long before they walked away. “We do not want the headmaster or assistant headmaster Flynn... Read more
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Boston Globe
BLS faculty ask schools chief Tommy Chang to reject resignationsFaculty and staff from Boston Latin School clashed with Mayor Martin J. Walsh a
BLS faculty ask schools chief Tommy Chang to reject resignations
Boston Globe / Posted 5 days ago
Faculty and staff from Boston Latin School clashed with Mayor Martin J. Walsh and Superintendent Tommy Chang Thursday morning, assembling on the front stairs of the city’s top exam school and upstaging the officials’ press briefing with their... Read more
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Boston Herald
Frustrated teachers turn on mayor outside Boston Latin SchoolFrustrated teachers at Boston Latin School interrupted Mayor Martin J. Walsh to
Frustrated teachers turn on mayor outside Boston Latin School
Boston Herald / Posted 5 days ago
Frustrated teachers at Boston Latin School interrupted Mayor Martin J. Walsh today outside the building during a press conference in a raucous show of support for the outgoing headmaster. As Walsh was taking questions about a meeting he had just... Read more
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Boston Globe
BLS faculty ask schools chief Tommy Chang to reject resignationsFaculty at Boston Latin School have asked Superintendent Tommy Chang and School
BLS faculty ask schools chief Tommy Chang to reject resignations
Boston Globe / Posted 5 days ago
Faculty at Boston Latin School have asked Superintendent Tommy Chang and School Committee Chairman Michael O’Neill to reject the resignations of their headmaster and a longtime assistant headmaster, according to several members on the school’s... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Boston latin leaders step downThe headmaster of Boston Latin School has resigned amid federal and city invest
Boston latin leaders step down
WWLP Springfield / Posted 5 days ago
The headmaster of Boston Latin School has resigned amid federal and city investigations into the handling of racially charged incidents at the prestigious public school. (NECN) Assistant headmaster of Boston Latin School Malcolm Flynn stepped down... Read more
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Boston Globe
Boston Latin students divided over headmaster’s resignationThe fallout from the resignation of the Boston Latin School’s headmaster deepen
Boston Latin students divided over headmaster’s resignation
Boston Globe / Posted 5 days ago
The fallout from the resignation of the Boston Latin School’s headmaster deepened Wednesday, as another top administrator resigned and unleashed a blistering critique of Superintendent Tommy Chang and Mayor Martin J. Walsh for what he called their... Read more
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Boston Herald
Assistant BLS headmaster blasts Chang in resignationMalcolm Flynn, a five-decade administrator at Boston Latin School and the elite
Assistant BLS headmaster blasts Chang in resignation
Boston Herald / Posted 5 days ago
Malcolm Flynn, a five-decade administrator at Boston Latin School and the elite school’s historian, resigned yesterday with a letter accusing superintendent Tommy Chang of not defending the school from claims of racial insensitivity. The assistant... Read more
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Boston Herald
DOJ talks to BLS studentsFederal investigators heard a range of racial gripes from students at Boston La
DOJ talks to BLS students
Boston Herald / Posted 6 days ago
Federal investigators heard a range of racial gripes from students at Boston Latin School yesterday, including accusations that blacks are more harshly disciplined than whites for similar misconduct, and that staff try to downplay the impact of... Read more
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Boston Globe
Boston Latin School students say racism investigation didn’t go far enoughStudent activists at Boston Latin School say the district’s investigation into
Boston Latin School students say racism investigation didn’t go far enough
Boston Globe / Posted 6 days ago
Student activists at Boston Latin School say the district’s investigation into claims of racism at the school was too limited in scope and failed to reflect the “racial climate’’ there. Less than 10 students were represented in the investigation,... Read more
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Boston Globe
Another administrator at Boston Latin School resignsA top administrator at Boston Latin School submitted his resignation Wednesday,
Another administrator at Boston Latin School resigns
Boston Globe / Posted 6 days ago
A top administrator at Boston Latin School submitted his resignation Wednesday, the day after the school’s headmaster announced that she would leave at the end of the school year. Assistant Headmaster Malcolm Flynn, the dean of discipline who has... Read more
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Boston Herald
2nd Boston Latin administrator resigns, blasts Tommy ChangMalcolm Flynn, a five-decade administrator at Boston Latin School and the elite
2nd Boston Latin administrator resigns, blasts Tommy Chang
Boston Herald / Posted 6 days ago
Malcolm Flynn, a five-decade administrator at Boston Latin School and the elite school's historian, resigned yesterday with a letter skewering superintendent Tommy Chang for not defending the school from claims of racial insensitivity. The assistant... Read more
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Boston Globe
Second Boston Latin administrator quits, aiming criticism at Chang, WalshAnother top Boston Latin School administrator resigned Wednesday, unleashing a
Second Boston Latin administrator quits, aiming criticism at Chang, Walsh
Boston Globe / Posted 6 days ago
Another top Boston Latin School administrator resigned Wednesday, unleashing a blistering critique of Superintendent Tommy Chang and Mayor Martin J. Walsh for what he described as their tepid support for a school in crisis. Assistant Headmaster... Read more
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Boston Globe
Second Boston Latin administrator quits, aiming criticism at Chang, WalshAnother top Boston Latin School administrator resigned Wednesday, unleashing a
Second Boston Latin administrator quits, aiming criticism at Chang, Walsh
Boston Globe / Posted 6 days ago
Another top Boston Latin School administrator resigned Wednesday, unleashing a blistering critique of Superintendent Tommy Chang and Mayor Martin J. Walsh for what he described as their tepid support for a school in crisis. Assistant Headmaster... Read more
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Boston Globe
Black community leaders seek systemic change after Boston Latin headmaster quitsLeaders of Boston’s black community said Wednesday they hope the resignation of
Black community leaders seek systemic change after Boston Latin headmaster quits
Boston Globe / Posted 6 days ago
Leaders of Boston’s black community said Wednesday they hope the resignation of the Boston Latin School headmaster provides a “fresh start” for civic leaders to confront what they say are racial problems in schools across the city. The coalition of... Read more
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Boston Globe
June 22, 2016paywall: http://bit.ly/28N8xiH BOSTON LATIN LATEST, via James Vaznis on Boston
June 22, 2016
Boston Globe / Posted 6 days ago
paywall: http://bit.ly/28N8xiH BOSTON LATIN LATEST, via James Vaznis on BostonGlobe.com: “The outgoing headmaster of Boston Latin School, in her formal letter of resignation, criticized outside influences that buffeted the school this year as... Read more
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Boston Globe
‘I did not ask her to step down,’ Walsh says of BLS headmasterMayor Martin J. Walsh flatly rejected any suggestion that he or Schools Superin
‘I did not ask her to step down,’ Walsh says of BLS headmaster
Boston Globe / Posted 6 days ago
Mayor Martin J. Walsh flatly rejected any suggestion that he or Schools Superintendent Tommy Chang asked the headmaster of Boston Latin School to resign. “I did not ask her to step down,’’ Walsh said. “I did not put pressure on her.” Walsh said he... Read more
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FOX News
Headmaster of America's oldest public school quits amid racial strifecritics say led to racial tension at the school. In her resignation letter, wh
Headmaster of America's oldest public school quits amid racial strife
FOX News / Posted 6 days ago
critics say led to racial tension at the school. In her resignation letter, which was made public Wednesday, former Boston Latin School headmaster Lynne Mooney Teta said she and the school had been "unfairly judged, for reasons that go well... Read more
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Boston Herald
Latin School headmaster blames 'outside' forces for strifeIn her resignation letter, Lynne Mooney Teta slams "others outside" Boston Lati
Latin School headmaster blames 'outside' forces for strife
Boston Herald / Posted 6 days ago
In her resignation letter, Lynne Mooney Teta slams "others outside" Boston Latin School for "unfairly" judging the elite exam school during her tenure as headmaster. Teta, who quit her post yesterday effective July 15, added she had no control over... Read more
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