Denver Public Schools superintendent Boasberg steps down

DENVER — Denver Public Schools superintendent Tom Boasberg is stepping down from his position, he announced Tuesday.

Boasberg has been superintendent of the nearly 92,000-student district since January 2009.

“After much reflection, I have decided it is time for me to step down to fulfill my commitment to my family and pass the torch of leadership,” Boasberg said in a statement.

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He previously worked as vice president for corporate development at Level 3 Communications and served as a legal adviser to the Federal Communications Commission.