Boston headmaster gets a pass in domestic assault case

Boston School Superintendent Carol R. Johnson took no disciplinary action when one of her headmasters, Rodney Peterson, was arrested for assaulting his wife in June 2011. But Johnson provided a glowing letter of recommendation for the judge who later sentenced Peterson to a year of probation and participation in a batterer’s program.

Peterson police report



Johnson's letter of recommendation

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