An interim superintendent of the Boston Public Schools is expected to be named by the end of this week, the city said, as elected officials and the teachers union say the next head of BPS must show a long-term commitment and be able to reach out to students, parents and teachers.

The plans for a temporary replacement come a day after news that Superintendent Tommy Chang, three years into his five-year contract, will leave the position. Michael Loconto, chairman of the Boston School Committee, declined comment, saying the committee is still in active negotiations with Chang.

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