Boston school leaders and community members will be interviewing three finalists – Marie Izquierdo, Brenda Cassellius, and Oscar Santos – for the position of Boston Public Schools superintendent this week.

On Monday, Izquierdo — the chief academic officer of Miami-Dade County Public Schools — became the first of the three to submit to full-day public interviews for the job.

The daughter of immigrants and a first-generation college graduate, Izquierdo put herself forward as a fierce and experienced advocate for students, especially those who have historically been marginalized. But she also evoked skepticism from advocates who felt she described her view of public education as “corporate.”

Read the full article on the Dorchester Reporter website.