Boston Public Schools will enter the new year with Interim Superintendent Laura Perille at the helm, Mayor Martin J. Walsh said yesterday, adding that the process of making a permanent hire for the position will “take a while.”

Walsh told the Herald there wasn’t currently a timeline for hiring the next leader.

“I don’t think we’re going to start talking about that now,” Walsh said. “The focus right now for the interim is to make sure we’re ready for the start of school and then the process will be, the School Committee will roll out a process and I think we’ll be talking about that in the near future.”

Walsh said, “We’re going to start the year with Laura, and she’s been doing a really good job at this point. And we’re going to continue to stay with her now, and then there will be a process at some point. It will be rolled out to the whole community how we’re going to do it.”

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