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Brenda Cassellius Chosen As The Next Boston Public Schools Superintendent12:58
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Brenda Cassellius pauses between interviews at the Bolling Municipal Building in Roxbury. (Max Larkin/WBUR)
Brenda Cassellius pauses between interviews at the Bolling Municipal Building in Roxbury. (Max Larkin/WBUR)

The Boston school committee voted Wednesday night to make Brenda Cassellius the next superintendent of Boston Public Schools. The vote came one week after three finalists each spent a day answering interview questions in a public setting. Prior to the vote, Cassellius had been praised by parents, educators, and community members, and also received an endorsement from the Citywide Parent Council.

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Michael Loconto, Boston school committee chair. He tweets @mtloconto.

Edith Bazile, president of the Black Educators' Alliance of Massachusetts.

This segment aired on May 2, 2019.

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