• Candidate at a glance: Mary Skipper

    13 days ago - By Bésame

    Mary Skipper
    Current job: Has been the superintendent of Somerville's approximately 5,000 public school students for seven years.
    Experience: Before joining Somerville, she worked for BPS, overseeing 34 high schools with 19,500 total students. During her time at BPS, Boston high schools had the lowest drop-out and the highest graduation rates in BPS history. Skipper helped launch TechBoston Academy as the founding headmaster in 2002, according to BPS.
    Education: Skipper holds a bachelor's degree in English and Latin from Tufts University, a master's degree in education policy from Harvard...
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