Boston Public Schools Superintendent Tommy Chang to resign

05/23/2018 Boston Ma -Superintendent of Boston Public Schools Dr. Tommy Chang (cq) was at a school program at the Mattahunt Elementary school to support the school keeping its origional name and supporting the Haitian Creole program. Jonathan Wiggs /Globe Staff Reporter:Topic.

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In an interview Friday, Chang confirmed he is stepping down, after three years, saying he is in active negotiations with the Boston School Committee ?for a mutual parting of ways.?

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Joe Balich (left) owner of Balich 5&10, was met with well wishers as he planned to close his store on Saturday. Lee Cloughier, a longtime customer, shook his hand and wished him well.

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This shark, caught and tagged off Florida, was one of those whose movements were studied.

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Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker is expected to sign legislation that creates a statewide program for paid family and medical leave.

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Jonathan Friedland, chief communications officer, said on Twitter Friday that he?s stepping down from Netflix following ?insensitive? comments he made to colleagues.

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Trolleys passed each other near the Central Avenue stop on the Mattapan-Ashmont High-Speed Line.

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CHARLOTTE, NC - MARCH 16: Robert Williams #44 of the Texas A&M Aggies dives for ball possession againt Kyron Cartwright #24 of the Providence Friars during the first round of the 2018 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Spectrum Center on March 16, 2018 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images) *** BESTPIX ***

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