Read as much as you want on BostonGlobe.com, anywhere and anytime, for just 99¢.

letters | DO THE BOSTON SCHOOLS NEED A NEW CHIEF?

Superintendent Carol Johnson excels in a thankless job

THERE ARE few jobs as demanding and stressful as that of superintendent of Boston Public Schools. It is a thankless job in which nearly every decision, no matter how necessary, is met with hostility by some and disappointment by others. It is a position that is difficult to fill and even more difficult to fill with strong, competent leadership.

In Carol Johnson, Boston has found that strong, competent leader. Her credentials are impeccable. Her track record is exceptional.

Your comment is subject to the rules of our Posting Policy

This comment may appear on your public profile. Public Profile FAQ

You have reached the limit of 10 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week