Media Leader Tapped to Head N.Y.C. Schools
When Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg sought a leader for the New York City schools in 2002, his outside-the-box choice was Joel I. Klein, a former assistant U.S. attorney general who had no experience as a school administrator.
Eight years later, in seeking a replacement for Mr. Klein, Mr. Bloomberg has tapped yet another person from outside education: publishing executive Cathleen P. Black.
Her selection last week as the chancellor of the nation’s largest school district appears to have surprised everyone beyond the mayor’s inner circle. But as a nontraditional appointee to head a large urban district, she...
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