Lexington, Mass. superintendent is retiring in 2015

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Lexington school Superintendent Paul Ash announced at Tuesday's School Committee meeting that he will retire on June 30, 2015.

Ash, who has served as superintendent for nearly nine years, said in a prepared statement that he is stepping down from his role to take a new position at a large national educational consulting company. He said he announced his retirement now to ensure that the School Committee has time to find a new candidate for superintendent.

Ash's announcement comes as School Committeee members were negotiating a contract extension for Ash beyond the 2014- 2015 school year.

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