Deputy Superintendent Michael Goar, the second in command in the Boston public schools, announced his resignation Wednesday, the latest in a series of high-level departures that have left notable gaps in the superintendent’s leadership team. Goar’s exit is surprising: He is one of Superintendent Carol R. Johnson’s closest and most loyal advisers. He came to Boston just a few months after Johnson became superintendent in 2007, and he previously worked for her while she oversaw school systems in Memphis and in Minneapolis.
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