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Wellesley school chief resigns

Cites public concern over accounting issues

Bella Wong will remain through the school year. Bella Wong will remain through the school year.
By Evan Allen and Lisa Kocian
Globe Correspondent | Globe Staff / November 11, 2011

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Wellesley school superintendent Bella Wong, a longtime educator whose administration began to unravel over uncollected lunch fees and a harsh audit of the business office, announced her resignation to parents and staff yesterday. In letters to the community, Wong said “ongoing public concern over school operational protocols’’ had put the school department on the defensive and undermined her capacity to advocate effectively for the district.

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