The Boston school superintendent, who announced he’s resigning after a lawsuit accused Boston Public Schools of sharing information that led to a student’s deportation, denied the allegation Monday, saying such an act would defy school system policy and his personal politics.

The lawsuit was filed Thursday by the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice, the nonprofit group said in a news release, along with “a coalition of students’ rights groups.”

Superintendent Tommy Chang said in a Monday letter that Boston Public Schools had not received the lawsuit yet, but he was taking the unusual tack of speaking out because of “how strongly we, as an organization, and I personally, as an educator and an immigrant, feel about protecting immigrant children.”

Read the full article on the CNN website.