Boston’s first education chief left his position on Wednesday.

Rahn Dorsey, who has served in the position since 2014 when Mayor Martin Walsh first tapped him for the role, is stepping down due to personal reasons “and in anticipation of the need to address family matters in 2019,” Walsh’s office said in a statement.

“It has been an honor to serve the Walsh Administration and, more importantly, Boston’s young people, educators and families,” Dorsey said in the statement. “I look forward to supporting efforts to guarantee all of Boston’s children and youth the futures they deserve in both professional and volunteer capacities moving forward.”

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