New Principal At Poly Makes History As First Black Woman In Position

BALTIMORE (AP) — The new director of the Baltimore Polytechnic Institute is making history is more ways than one.

Jacqueline Williams has become the first woman and the first African-American woman to take over the high school. Williams had been serving as interim director and was officially named to the position of director on Tuesday.

Williams is also a graduate, former teacher and dean of students at the school. She has two daughters, one of whom is a
math teacher at another Baltimore high school. Her youngest daughter is a senior at Poly.

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