Tommy Chang, the embattled superintendent of Boston Public Schools, is resigning.

In a statement, Chang said that he is, “in active negotiations with the Boston School Committee for a mutual parting of ways.”

Chang was hired three years ago after a national search. He came from Los Angeles public schools, where he ran a learning innovation center. Boston was Chang’s first job running an entire school district.

The Boston Teachers Union issued a statement saying it “enjoyed a collaborative relationship” with Chang.

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