NYC public schools won’t oust incumbent district bosses without parents’ say

New York City’s Department of Education has pumped the breaks on plans to axe popular incumbent superintendents before consulting with families.

The reverse-course comes after The Post reported on backlash from parents fuming that they weren’t consulted on the presumed ousting of beloved school bosses, and mounting public pressure from state and local representatives.

“The central pillar of this administration is parent and community engagement,” said Schools Chancellor David Banks in a statement on Monday.

“After listening to community feedback we are inviting all incumbent superintendents to be interviewed as part of the community process.”

Finalists from each district will meet with parent-led councils — many of which

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