The results of Tuesday’s Worcester School Committee election figure to determine the path of the Worcester Public Schools for more than the next two years.
In addition to hiring a permanent replacement for outgoing Superintendent Melinda J. Boone, the next School Committee will be dealing with an underperforming district with schools in much need of repair or replacement, high-stakes testing concerns and a not-always-collegial working relationship with the City Council.
The field of 10 candidates features all six incumbents, a former committee member and three first-time candidates, one fresh out of high school.
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