Monday, November 22, 2010
Bloomberg/Klein Failure in NYC Matters to the Country by John C. Fager - The Huffington Post
New York City Mayor Bloomberg's removal of Chancellor Joel Klein and attempt -- opposition is growing -- to replace him with Cathie Black, the former CEO of Hearst Magazines, raises so many important K-12 education issues for the country. First and foremost it shows that Klein is a tarnished symbol of what is really Bloomberg's failing high stakes standardized test driven education agenda. New Yorkers have learned during the past four months that the "amazing" progress touted by the mayor is a myth and that the mayor and the chancellor knew this for the past three years.